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Hardy Monument, Portesham

Description: Hardy Monument

Grade: II
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

Location: Portesham, Dorset DT2 9HY

Locality: Portesham
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 9HY

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Listing Text

SY 68 NW PORTESHAM BLACKDOWN

4/205 Hardy Monument

26.1.56 II

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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