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North Barn 75 Metres North-North-West of the Abbot's Porch.

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cerne Abbas, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.8119 / 50°48'42"N

Longitude: -2.4771 / 2°28'37"W

OS Eastings: 366479

OS Northings: 101484

OS Grid: ST664014

Mapcode National: GBR MW.Y47J

Mapcode Global: FRA 56PY.JRG

Plus Code: 9C2VRG6F+Q4

Entry Name: North Barn 75 Metres North-North-West of the Abbot's Porch.

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105386

Location: Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Cerne Abbas

Built-Up Area: Cerne Abbas

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Cerne Abbas St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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11/61 North Barn 75 metres
north-north-west of
26.1.56 the Abbot's Porch.


Barn. Early C16. Greensand and chalk-block walls. Corrugated
iron roof over thatch. Stone gable-copings with moulded apices.
Two laterally opposed porches, C19. South gable wall has a door-
way with straight-chamfered jambs and depressed-arch head, C16.
Plank door. Sculptured piece of foliage over doorway. Two
loop-lights on east wall. Roof: 7 bays of arch-braced collar-
beam construction, with the braces set into the wall for c 35cm,
and principals resting on wall. Two sets of through-purlins,
the two lower tiers have some original wind-bracing in situ.
This medieval monastic building is important in itself, and
as part of the abbey complex of buildings and earthworks.
Scheduled Ancient Monument, Dorset 26.

(RCHM Dorset I, p79(2))

Listing NGR: ST6647901484

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