THE FORT ON THE LAKE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1120488

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1984

Statutory Address: THE FORT ON THE LAKE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE FORT ON THE LAKE

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Coombe Keynes

National Grid Reference: SY 86094 83930

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History

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Details

SY 88SE 8/95 COOMBE KEYNES

The Fort, on the Lake

II

Folly. Probably c1851. Rubble stone walls with brick dressings, and flat roof. Circular battlemented tower on a circular platform built out into the lake. Tower of one storey, with four openings with four-centred arched heads - that on the landward side with doors, the others shuttered. String courses above openings and below battlements. Circular platform paved with square tiles; low stone boundary wall to this, raised on the landward side to form an archway with iron gates. Brass cannon formerly on platform now removed and stored. Picturesque feature of the Lake.



Listing NGR: SY8609483930

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108553

Legacy System: LBS

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