RAILINGS AT APPROACH TO THE CITADEL NORTH ENTRANCE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206113
Date first listed:
17-May-1993
Statutory Address:
RAILINGS AT APPROACH TO THE CITADEL NORTH ENTRANCE

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Location

Statutory Address:
RAILINGS AT APPROACH TO THE CITADEL NORTH ENTRANCE

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 69029 73888

Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne 969-1/3/171 (East side) Railings at approach to The Citadel North Entrance

II

Railings to road edge. c 1880. Cast iron. Run of c 130m length of railing on east side of approach road to prison North Entrance (qv), returning on curve to finish c 35m NW from Entrance. Series of 33 bays each c 3.7m, with bold standards c 1.2m high, circular, but to square base, centre block and crown; the crown also with ball and spikes. Most of the top blocks also carry VR in sunk panel. Two continuous horizontal rod rails c 500mm diameter, partly C20 replacements. All set to concrete curb. A well-maintained run of robust railing forming part of the original construction at The Verne. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SY6902973888

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
382025
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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