8, The Folly


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
8, The Folly, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JR


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Statutory Address:
8, The Folly, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JR

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

Dorset (Unitary Authority)
Cerne Abbas
National Grid Reference:
ST 66368 01070


This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 04/02/2020

ST 6601 11/119

CERNE ABBAS THE FOLLY, (south side) No. 8

GV II Detached house, with gable end to road. Mid-late C18. Walls, painted brick and flint, as well as rendered. Main roof thatched, and single storey lean-tos slated, with stone gable-copings. Brick stacks at gable-ends. Double depth with rear gable also, possibly later addition. Stacks on ridge, and on rear gable. Two storeys. Three windows, sashes with glazing-bars. Front door at centre, flush and recess panels with two top lights, C18. Wood porch with tiled gabled roof, C20.

Listing NGR: ST6637001074


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

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Date: 13 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08169/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr JE Leeson. Source Historic England Archive
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