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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206113
English Heritage Legacy ID: 382025
Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5
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
SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne
969-1/3/171 (East side)
Railings at approach to The Citadel
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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