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THE FORT ON THE LAKE

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: THE FORT ON THE LAKE

List entry Number: 1120488

Location

THE FORT ON THE LAKE

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coombe Keynes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 108553

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: SY 86094 83930

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