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Gateway and Curtain Wall to South East of Captain's House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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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

Plus Code: 9C2VHH93+56

Entry Name: Gateway and Curtain Wall to South East of Captain's House

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381903

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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Listing Text


SY67SE CASTLE ROAD, Castletown
969-1/1/4 (West side (off))
Gateway and curtain wall to SE of
Captain's House


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
with moat.
(Royal Commission on Historical Monuments: Dorset: London:
1970-: 252).

Listing NGR: SY6844774341

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

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