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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1206529



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Portland

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-May-1993

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 382083

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SY6873 YEATES ROAD, Fortuneswell 969-1/3/130 (North side) War Memorial


War Memorial. c 1920. Portland ashlar. Square tapered shaft to pyramidal finish on lofty pedestal and base. Set to a bed of gravel within dwarf wall enclosure. Plinth c 2.2m square with a central small area of paving to each face set in to rock-faced Roach stone which carries moulded pedestal rising to c 2.8m. A band of vertical flutes separates the ovolo plus cavetto shaft base from a broad scotia and torus above the principal inscription zone which is set just below eye level. A wreath with central blank circular face is carved to each face between the flutes and the inscriptions; further inscription panels 'hang' over the rock-faced plinth centrally. All names are in fine incised Roman lettering to a common size, and the whole monument, set dramatically at the top of the northern scarp slope is of quiet and dignified character. There is no sculptor's or other signature on the monument.

Listing NGR: SY6882473016

This List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 4 September 2017.

Selected Sources

War Memorials Online, accessed 4 September 2017 from
War Memorials Register, accessed 4 September 2017 from

National Grid Reference: SY 68824 73016


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