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Gateway to Hm Prison, Dorchester

Description: Gateway to Hm Prison

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 104421

OS Grid Reference: SY6921390937
OS Grid Coordinates: 369213, 90937
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7172, -2.4374

Location: Friary Hill, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1JF

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

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Listing Text

(West Side)
Gateway to HM Prison
SY 6990 7/5A
1790-2. Architect William Blackburn (associate of John Howard, the prison reformer).
Builder John Fentiman of Newington Butts. Rusticated Portland ashlar. Semi-circular
arch. Blocking course.
Remainder of Prison rebuilt in 1884-5, and not included.

Listing NGR: SY6921390937

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Source: English Heritage

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