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1 and 2 with Boundary Wall and Steps

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5627 / 50°33'45"N

Longitude: -2.4466 / 2°26'47"W

OS Eastings: 368465

OS Northings: 73756

OS Grid: SY684737

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HKD1

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.4MV

Entry Name: 1 and 2 with Boundary Wall and Steps

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203073

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381904

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

District: Weymouth and Portland

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text


PORTLAND

SY6873 CASTLE ROAD, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/87 (East side)
Nos.1 AND 2
1 and 2 with boundary wall and steps

GV II

Pair of houses, formerly police dwellings, attached to Police
Station (qv), with front boundary wall. 1904. Rock-faced
Portland stone, slate roofs. Set back from Police Station
frontage, 2 storeys, 1+1-windowed. All tripartite sashes with
flush chamfer surrounds and stone mullions; the central upper
sash unit having two vertical glazing bars. To left and right
good C19 panelled door under small plain transom light, in
flush chamfer surround. Plinth, moulded mid string, continuous
with adjacent properties, stone eaves course, raised coped
verges left and right, and at party division. Brick stacks on
rear slopes; projecting rear wings.
Subsidiary features: Across front of property, as retaining
wall behind pavement, wall in regular coursed rock-faced stone
to plain parapet, rising c 2.2m, with left, 7 stone steps
returning towards Police Station. Part of a significant
composition, with no external change, and important on the
skyline seen from the approach road from Victoria Square,
below.


Listing NGR: SY6846573756

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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