CHURCHYARD WALLS AND PIERS TO CHURCH OF ST JOHN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203084
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1978
Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD WALLS AND PIERS TO CHURCH OF ST JOHN, FORTUNESWELL

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCHYARD WALLS AND PIERS TO CHURCH OF ST JOHN, FORTUNESWELL

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

County:
Dorset
District:
Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)
Parish:
Portland
National Grid Reference:
SY 68651 73522

Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/92 (North East side) 21/09/78 Churchyard walls and piers to Church of St. John

GV II

Churchyard boundary walls, gate piers, railings, and steps. 1839-40. Portland ashlar, wrought and cast-iron. Wall in squared and coursed block, running to follow slope of hill and not horizontally, to plain flush weathered coping, rises to c 1.5m full width of churchyard. At each end a single pier, and to centre a pair of piers raised on simple plinth to wall height and flanking a set of 8 plain stone steps in return walls; these piers retain a simple iron overthrow, and are flanked each side by a run of c 1m of iron railing. All the piers are square, with sunk panel to face, under gabled capping to stepped weatherings and roll capping. At the left end is an opening to further flight of steps, and to their left, along the NW boundary of the churchyard, a wall swept up at the far end by a flight fo 12 steps to a gate giving to the former Rectory garden.

Listing NGR: SY6865173522

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
381940
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 23 Jan 2003
Reference: IOE01/09321/26
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