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Two Monuments Approximately 5 Metres North East from West Tower of Church of St John

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5608 / 50°33'39"N

Longitude: -2.4438 / 2°26'37"W

OS Eastings: 368657

OS Northings: 73548

OS Grid: SY686735

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2L3Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RL.5QW

Entry Name: Two Monuments Approximately 5 Metres North East from West Tower of Church of St John

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Last Amended: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205523

English Heritage Legacy ID: 381941

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 FORTUNESWELL, Fortuneswell
969-1/3/93 (North East side)
21/09/78 Two monuments approx. 5m NE from W
tower of Church of St. John
(Formerly Listed as:
FORTUNESWELL
Two Tombstones in St John's
Graveyard)

GV II

Two headstones. Mid C19. Portland stone. Set very close
together, inscriptions towards tower: (1) Stone to segmental
head, plain thin surround to sunk panel bearing figure of a
sailor gesturing towards a draped urn on a monument. Small
scroll decorations to head. Inscription almost worn away, but
JOHN GREEN just decipherable; (2) Immediately to right of the
last, stone to segmental head, with sunk panel to upper part
bearing a two-masted ship in full sail. Inscription below
almost worn away, but ... JOSEPH ... decipherable.


Listing NGR: SY6865773548

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

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