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    ***** Outstanding
    **** Excellent
    *** Good
    ** Quite interesting
    * Not very interesting but worthy of inclusion


    5 Open for long periods, or key readily available
    4 May be open for long periods, but best to check beforehand
    3 Uncertain opening times
    2 Closed for all or most of the time other than for services
    1 Closed at all times

Site: Tithe barn
Denomination: Church of England
Type: Tithe barn
Period: 14th Century

Features: Fine example of a medieval tithe barn

Location: 7 miles N of Dorchester on the A352.


This fine, probably mid-14th-century, tithe barn is located a quarter of a mile SW of St Mary’s church (q.v.). It may have been a tithe barn of the Abbey before then being a tithe barn of the church.

Address: 0.25 of a mile SW of St Mary, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2 7JR
Rating: ***

Open: 3