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Churchyard Walls and Piers to Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5606 / 50°33'38"N

Longitude: -2.4439 / 2°26'38"W

OS Eastings: 368651

OS Northings: 73522

OS Grid: SY686735

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2L42

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.5PW

Plus Code: 9C2VHH64+6C

Entry Name: Churchyard Walls and Piers to Church of St John

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203084

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381940

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

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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SY6873 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/92 (North East side)
21/09/78 Churchyard walls and piers to Church
of St. John


Churchyard boundary walls, gate piers, railings, and steps.
1839-40. Portland ashlar, wrought and cast-iron. Wall in
squared and coursed block, running to follow slope of hill and
not horizontally, to plain flush weathered coping, rises to c
1.5m full width of churchyard. At each end a single pier, and
to centre a pair of piers raised on simple plinth to wall
height and flanking a set of 8 plain stone steps in return
walls; these piers retain a simple iron overthrow, and are
flanked each side by a run of c 1m of iron railing. All the
piers are square, with sunk panel to face, under gabled
capping to stepped weatherings and roll capping. At the left
end is an opening to further flight of steps, and to their
left, along the NW boundary of the churchyard, a wall swept up
at the far end by a flight fo 12 steps to a gate giving to the
former Rectory garden.

Listing NGR: SY6865173522

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