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Dorset Military Museum

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7148 / 50°42'53"N

Longitude: -2.4436 / 2°26'36"W

OS Eastings: 368780

OS Northings: 90663

OS Grid: SY687906

Mapcode National: GBR PY.RD66

Mapcode Global: FRA 57R6.5TQ

Entry Name: Dorset Military Museum

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1324411

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104213

Location: Dorchester, Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Dorset Military Museum
SY 6890 7/280
1876-7. Former gatehouse to Infantry Barracks. Architect possibly Major A
C Seddon, head of War Office design branch at this date. Rock-faced Portland.
4 storeys. Crenellated parapet on corbels. Round turrets at front corners rise
higher than remainder, and are linked by corbelled stone balcony at 1st floor
level. 7 ranges of lancets in front. Segment-headed archway with spur stones.
Lancets are stepped spirally in towers.

Listing NGR: SY6878090663

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