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HARDY MONUMENT

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: HARDY MONUMENT

List entry Number: 1118682

Location

HARDY MONUMENT

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Portesham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Jan-1956

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 105291

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SY 68 NW PORTESHAM BLACKDOWN

4/205 Hardy Monument

26.1.56 II

Monument and landmark. 1844, restored in 1908, by Arthur Acland-Troyte Esq., in memory of Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, who died in 1839. Contractor: Henry Goddard of Bridport. Portesham ashlar. Octagonal tower c 70 ft. high, with battered base, heavy cornice and parapet, containing a spiral staircase lit through small slits. (RCHI4 Dorset II, p 242 (3). Hutchins II, p 760. The Builder II, (1844) p 553.)

Listing NGR: SY6130087600

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 242
'The Builder' in The Builder, (1844)

National Grid Reference: SY 61300 87600

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