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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: 1280377



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: 21-Sep-1978

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 382032

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SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne 969-1/3/178 Gymnasium 21/09/78


Prison gymnasium. c1865, probably by Capt. W. Crossman, RE, general designer to The Citadel. Portland stone, mostly rusticated, asbestos- cement slate roof. Single-storey rectangular building. East gable has 3 arched openings above the entrance, with paired sashes, and low stack at gable apex. S front, partly concealed by late C20 flat-roofed addition is 2:2:3 windows with arched heads over paired casements plus lunettes, and to heavy stooled cills; central eaves stack with lofty shaft and block modillion capping. W gable in heavy rock-faced masonry with central buttress. Plinth, raised coped verges. Interior not inspected. A vigorously detailed building typical of RE work at The Verne.

Listing NGR: SY6910673671

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National Grid Reference: SY 69106 73671


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