OFFICER'S BLOCK B

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1203118
Date first listed:
21-Sep-1978
Statutory Address:
OFFICER'S BLOCK B

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Location

Statutory Address:
OFFICER'S BLOCK B

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 69420 73560

Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne 969-1/3/179 Officer's Block B 21/09/78

GV II

Officers' accommodation, now part of prison accommodation. c1865, possibly by Capt. W. Crossman, RE, general designer of The Citadel. Portland stone with heavily rusticated roach stone to ground floor and ashlar first floor, slate roof. A flat 'H' plan with principal axis N/S, single-storey central porch to the W and two-storey service unit centrally to the east. Two storeys, 2:5:2 windows. All plate-glass sashes in arched heads and bold rusticated surrounds with keystones; north end is in three bays, all blank openings except to centre of ground floor. Arched doors to west porch. Plinth, first-floor band, heavy modillion cornice and blocking course; cills are c 300mm deep, with central roll-mould. Flanked east and west by blast bunkers, this is all presented with great vigour, but is a controlled design. The interior not available for inspection.

Listing NGR: SY6942073560

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
382033
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.

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