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The Castle (Museum and Art Gallery)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bridport, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7326 / 50°43'57"N

Longitude: -2.7579 / 2°45'28"W

OS Eastings: 346606

OS Northings: 92823

OS Grid: SY466928

Mapcode National: GBR PP.0C42

Mapcode Global: FRA 5734.PCL

Plus Code: 9C2VP6MR+2R

Entry Name: The Castle (Museum and Art Gallery)

Listing Date: 28 November 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1227857

English Heritage Legacy ID: 402341

Location: Bridport, Dorset, DT6

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Bridport

Built-Up Area: Bridport

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bridport St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(East Side)

The Castle (Museum
and Art Gallery)
SY 4692 1/117 28.11.50.


Early C16. Hammer dressed stone, with ashlar dressings. Tiled roof. 2 storeys.
Moulded string. 2 storey porch block with 4-centred arch on ground floor,
leading to ledged door; lower part canted, but upper part square and taken
on moulded squinches similar to those at Winterborne Clenston Manor. 2,3 and
5-light stone mullioned windows with slightly arched heads to each light,
and relieving arches to those on ground floor. Heavily restored after fire
in 1876.

Listing NGR: SY4660692823

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

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