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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.

Name: RAILINGS AT APPROACH TO THE CITADEL NORTH ENTRANCE

List entry Number: 1206113

Location

RAILINGS AT APPROACH TO THE CITADEL NORTH ENTRANCE

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

County District District Type Parish
DorsetWeymouth and PortlandDistrict AuthorityPortland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 382025

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne 969-1/3/171 (East side) Railings at approach to The Citadel North Entrance

II

Railings to road edge. c 1880. Cast iron. Run of c 130m length of railing on east side of approach road to prison North Entrance (qv), returning on curve to finish c 35m NW from Entrance. Series of 33 bays each c 3.7m, with bold standards c 1.2m high, circular, but to square base, centre block and crown; the crown also with ball and spikes. Most of the top blocks also carry VR in sunk panel. Two continuous horizontal rod rails c 500mm diameter, partly C20 replacements. All set to concrete curb. A well-maintained run of robust railing forming part of the original construction at The Verne. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SY6902973888

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National Grid Reference: SY 69029 73888

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