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Latitude: 50.568 / 50°34'4"N
Longitude: -2.4469 / 2°26'48"W
OS Eastings: 368447
OS Northings: 74341
OS Grid: SY684743
Mapcode National: GBR PY.HC8Z
Mapcode Global: FRA 57RK.QJL
Entry Name: Gateway and Curtain Wall to South East of Captain's House
Listing Date: 17 May 1993
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205280
English Heritage Legacy ID: 381903
Location: Portland, Dorset, Dorset, DT5
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
SY67SE CASTLE ROAD, Castletown
969-1/1/4 (West side (off))
Gateway and curtain wall to SE of
Gateway and walling, formerly part of main enclosure to and
access to Castle, now giving access to Captain's House (qv).
Mid C16. Fine squared dressed stone. Length of c 15m of
crenellated wall and c 3.5m high, at left end abutting
Captain's House. Towards right end a pair of early plank gates
in a 4-centred double-chamfered arch, flanked by blind
cruciform arrow slits. Above the arch, set in a deep recessed
square panel a Royal Arms of 1660, in lead. There is a
straight joint in the masonry to the right of the gateway.
Back of wall plain. A surviving section of former curtain wall
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
Listing NGR: SY6844774341
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