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Latitude: 50.6549 / 50°39'17"N
Longitude: -2.1981 / 2°11'53"W
OS Eastings: 386094
OS Northings: 83930
OS Grid: SY860839
Mapcode National: GBR 21R.WLJ
Mapcode Global: FRA 678B.ZCN
Entry Name: The Fort on the Lake
Listing Date: 2 October 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120488
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108553
Location: Coombe Keynes, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
Civil Parish: Coombe Keynes
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Wool, East Burton and Combe Keynes
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
8/95 COOMBE KEYNES
The Fort, on the Lake
Folly. Probably c1851. Rubble stone walls with brick dressings, and flat roof.
Circular battlemented tower on a circular platform built out into the lake. Tower
of one storey, with four openings with four-centred arched heads - that on the
landward side with doors, the others shuttered. String courses above openings and
below battlements. Circular platform paved with square tiles; low stone boundary
wall to this, raised on the landward side to form an archway with iron gates.
Brass cannon formerly on platform now removed and stored. Picturesque feature of
Listing NGR: SY8609483930
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