GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH EAST OF CAPTAIN'S HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205280

Date first listed: 17-May-1993

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH EAST OF CAPTAIN'S HOUSE, CASTLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GATEWAY AND CURTAIN WALL TO SOUTH EAST OF CAPTAIN'S HOUSE, CASTLE ROAD

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 68447 74341

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Details

PORTLAND

SY67SE CASTLE ROAD, Castletown 969-1/1/4 (West side (off)) Gateway and curtain wall to SE of Captain's House

GV II*

Gateway and walling, formerly part of main enclosure to and access to Castle, now giving access to Captain's House (qv). Mid C16. Fine squared dressed stone. Length of c 15m of crenellated wall and c 3.5m high, at left end abutting Captain's House. Towards right end a pair of early plank gates in a 4-centred double-chamfered arch, flanked by blind cruciform arrow slits. Above the arch, set in a deep recessed square panel a Royal Arms of 1660, in lead. There is a straight joint in the masonry to the right of the gateway. Back of wall plain. A surviving section of former curtain wall with moat. (Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London: 1970-: 252).

Listing NGR: SY6844774341

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 381903

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 252

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