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Hardy Monument

A Grade II Listed Building in Portesham, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6868 / 50°41'12"N

Longitude: -2.5492 / 2°32'57"W

OS Eastings: 361300

OS Northings: 87600

OS Grid: SY613876

Mapcode National: GBR PV.X7MM

Mapcode Global: FRA 57K8.6QG

Entry Name: Hardy Monument

Listing Date: 26 January 1956

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1118682

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105291

Location: Portesham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Portesham

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portesham St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


4/205 Hardy Monument

26.1.56 II

Monument and landmark. 1844, restored in 1908, by Arthur Acland-Troyte Esq., in memory
of Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, who died in 1839. Contractor: Henry Goddard of
Bridport. Portesham ashlar. Octagonal tower c 70 ft. high, with battered base, heavy
cornice and parapet, containing a spiral staircase lit through small slits.
(RCHI4 Dorset II, p 242 (3). Hutchins II, p 760. The Builder II, (1844) p 553.)

Listing NGR: SY6130087600

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