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Officer's Block B

A Grade II Listed Building in Portland, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.561 / 50°33'39"N

Longitude: -2.4331 / 2°25'59"W

OS Eastings: 369420

OS Northings: 73560

OS Grid: SY694735

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2P1Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.3YD

Entry Name: Officer's Block B

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203118

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382033

Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

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 THE CITADEL, The Verne
969-1/3/179 Officer's Block B
21/09/78

GV II

Officers' accommodation, now part of prison accommodation.
c1865, possibly by Capt. W. Crossman, RE, general designer of
The Citadel. Portland stone with heavily rusticated roach
stone to ground floor and ashlar first floor, slate roof. A
flat 'H' plan with principal axis N/S, single-storey central
porch to the W and two-storey service unit centrally to the
east. Two storeys, 2:5:2 windows. All plate-glass sashes in
arched heads and bold rusticated surrounds with keystones;
north end is in three bays, all blank openings except to
centre of ground floor. Arched doors to west porch. Plinth,
first-floor band, heavy modillion cornice and blocking course;
cills are c 300mm deep, with central roll-mould. Flanked east
and west by blast bunkers, this is all presented with great
vigour, but is a controlled design. The interior not available
for inspection.


Listing NGR: SY6942073560

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

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