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Dorset Military Museum, Dorchester

Description: Dorset Military Museum

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104213

OS Grid Reference: SY6878090663
OS Grid Coordinates: 368780, 90663
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7148, -2.4436

Location: 1 Poundbury Road, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XT

Locality: Dorchester
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT1 1XT

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Listing Text

BRIDPORT ROAD
1.
5191
(North Side)
Dorset Military Museum
SY 6890 7/280
II
2.
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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Source: English Heritage

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