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Description: Hardy Monument
Date Listed: 26 January 1956
English Heritage Building ID: 105291
OS Grid Reference: SY6130087600
OS Grid Coordinates: 361300, 87600
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6868, -2.5492
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SY 68 NW PORTESHAM BLACKDOWN
4/205 Hardy Monument
Monument and landmark. 1844, restored in 1908, by Arthur Acland-Troyte Esq., in memory
of Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, who died in 1839. Contractor: Henry Goddard of
Bridport. Portesham ashlar. Octagonal tower c 70 ft. high, with battered base, heavy
cornice and parapet, containing a spiral staircase lit through small slits.
(RCHI4 Dorset II, p 242 (3). Hutchins II, p 760. The Builder II, (1844) p 553.)
Listing NGR: SY6130087600
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Source: English Heritage
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