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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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



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


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


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

Legacy System number: 382033

Legacy System: LBS

End of official listing