SENTRY BOX WITH GATE PIER CIRCA 30 METRES WEST OF NORTH ENTRY TO ST PETER'S CHURCH

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1205798

Date first listed: 21-Sep-1978

Statutory Address: SENTRY BOX WITH GATE PIER CIRCA 30 METRES WEST OF NORTH ENTRY TO ST PETER'S CHURCH, INCLINE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SENTRY BOX WITH GATE PIER CIRCA 30 METRES WEST OF NORTH ENTRY TO ST PETER'S CHURCH, INCLINE 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 69879 72648

Summary

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History

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Details

PORTLAND

SY67SE INCLINE ROAD, Grove 969-1/1/143 (North West side) 21/09/78 Sentry box with gate pier c 30m W of N entry to St. Peter's Church

GV II

Sentry box to former prison work ground. Probably c 1848. Portland stone wall contains a box set in, with flush frontage; segmental head on chamfered jambs to plinth stop, a slate projecting course as weathering above opening to presumed projecting timber shelter, now removed. Interior c 600mm x 900mm. Subsidiary features: immediately to the left is a rhomboidal-shaped gate pier apparently from one very large Portland stone block; rises c 3.5m to pyramidal crown. Wall continues right with series of concrete buttresses for c 20m. Built in association with Portland Prison: the first convicts were brought here to quarry stone for the Breakwater (qv). (Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London: 1970-: 253).

Listing NGR: SY6987972648

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 381979

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 253

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