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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1119448



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Cerne Abbas

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Nov-1985

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105434

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 29/01/2015

ST 6601 11/103

CERNE ABBAS, LONG STREET, (south side), The Giant Inn

(Formerly listed as The Red Lion)


Attached Public House. Early C20. Red brick walls in stretcher bond, with ornamental brick pilaster-buttresses at corners, with moulded wooden brackets above. Slate roof. Brick stacks behind ridge at left hand, and at right hand in front of ridge. 2 storeys. 3-windows, first floor have segmental heads and a Venetian window at centre. Gauged brickwork. Each has tripartite casements with close mesh of glazing-bars. Ground floor, canted bay windows left and right of entrance, left one, four, one light, with lead lights and "Old English" revival influence over the transom. Right of door, two canted bays of the same type, with continuous stretcher brickwork plinth. Front door, set in, 2-leaf, recessed panelled with 12 lights over. Continuous name-board over the canted bays for whole length, with moulded cornice. Interior: large stone fireplace, with moulded jambs and 4-centred head, reset inside, C16.

Listing NGR: ST6656301141

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National Grid Reference: ST 66564 01146


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