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Gymnasium

A Grade II Listed Building in Portland, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.562 / 50°33'43"N

Longitude: -2.4375 / 2°26'15"W

OS Eastings: 369106

OS Northings: 73671

OS Grid: SY691736

Mapcode National: GBR PZ.2MTH

Mapcode Global: FRA 57SL.270

Plus Code: 9C2VHH66+QX

Entry Name: Gymnasium

Listing Date: 21 September 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1280377

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382032

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Description


PORTLAND

SY6873 THE CITADEL, The Verne
969-1/3/178 Gymnasium
21/09/78

GV II

Prison gymnasium. c1865, probably by Capt. W. Crossman, RE,
general designer to The Citadel. Portland stone, mostly
rusticated, asbestos- cement slate roof. Single-storey
rectangular building. East gable has 3 arched openings above
the entrance, with paired sashes, and low stack at gable apex.
S front, partly concealed by late C20 flat-roofed addition is
2:2:3 windows with arched heads over paired casements plus
lunettes, and to heavy stooled cills; central eaves stack with
lofty shaft and block modillion capping. W gable in heavy
rock-faced masonry with central buttress. Plinth, raised coped
verges. Interior not inspected. A vigorously detailed building
typical of RE work at The Verne.


Listing NGR: SY6910673671

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