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Railings at Approach to the Citadel North Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5639 / 50°33'50"N

Longitude: -2.4386 / 2°26'19"W

OS Eastings: 369029

OS Northings: 73888

OS Grid: SY690738

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2FK2

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SK.V3D

Plus Code: 9C2VHH76+HH

Entry Name: Railings at Approach to the Citadel North Entrance

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1206113

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382025

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 THE CITADEL, The Verne
969-1/3/171 (East side)
Railings at approach to The Citadel
North Entrance


Railings to road edge. c 1880. Cast iron. Run of c 130m length
of railing on east side of approach road to prison North
Entrance (qv), returning on curve to finish c 35m NW from
Entrance. Series of 33 bays each c 3.7m, with bold standards c
1.2m high, circular, but to square base, centre block and
crown; the crown also with ball and spikes. Most of the top
blocks also carry VR in sunk panel. Two continuous horizontal
rod rails c 500mm diameter, partly C20 replacements. All set
to concrete curb. A well-maintained run of robust railing
forming part of the original construction at The Verne.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SY6902973888

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