KING ALFRED MEMORIAL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1153297

Date first listed: 21-Mar-1983

Statutory Address: KING ALFRED MEMORIAL, SHORE ROAD

Map

Ordnance survey map of KING ALFRED MEMORIAL
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Location

Statutory Address: KING ALFRED MEMORIAL, SHORE ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck (District Authority)

Parish: Swanage

National Grid Reference: SZ 03133 78890

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SHORE ROAD 1. 5190 King Alfred Memorial SZ 0378 NW 5/139 II

2. Erected 1862 by John Mowlem. A granite Tuscan column, set on 2 stone steps and inscribed - "In commemoration of a great naval battle fought with the Danes -in Swanage Bay by Alfred the Great. AD 877". "Erected by Johm Mowlem. AD 1862". On top of the columns are 4 cannon balls, brought from the Crimean War. (This motif was repeated round the tennis courts of Purbeck House qv). A prominent feature of the sea front.

Listing NGR: SZ0313378890

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 108266

Legacy System: LBS

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