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Lion Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Sturminster Marshall, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7893 / 50°47'21"N

Longitude: -2.0918 / 2°5'30"W

OS Eastings: 393628

OS Northings: 98864

OS Grid: SY936988

Mapcode National: GBR 31P.D07

Mapcode Global: FRA 67H0.BWP

Entry Name: Lion Gate

Listing Date: 18 March 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120058

English Heritage Legacy ID: 107684

Location: Sturminster Marshall, East Dorset, Dorset, DT11

County: Dorset

District: East Dorset

Civil Parish: Sturminster Marshall

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Almer and Charborough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 99 NW
Lion Gate
- II
Gateway. c1840. Stucco. A Roman arch; a symmetrical design with detached
coupled columns in front of pilasters, set against a solid core, from which
the arch springs, with keystone and impost band. The Ionic Order has simple
bold mouldings, and each pair of plain columns stands on a single pedestal;
the entablature supports a blocking course, broken above the columns and
having a raised platform in the centre, with the figure of a lion. At each
side of the structure is a flanking wall, with plain piers at each end. The
gates (1862) are of cast iron, with elaborate ornament. The structure has
the same form on its front (north east) and rear elevations. RCHM

Listing NGR: SY9362898864

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