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Gateway and Walling of Congregational Burial Ground Opposite the Old Forge, Nether Compton

Description: Gateway and Walling of Congregational Burial Ground Opposite the Old Forge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 July 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 105616

OS Grid Reference: ST6028616984
OS Grid Coordinates: 360286, 116984
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9509, -2.5667

Location: Nether Compton, Dorset DT9 4QA

Locality: Nether Compton
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 4QA

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Listing Text

ST 61 NW
Gateway and Walling of
5/74 Congregational Burial
Ground opposite the
11.7.51 Old Forge

- II
Gateway and attached walling, forming four sides of burial ground. Mid C18.
Ashlar (to lane) and rubble-stone walls, with coping stones ramped towards
the ends, and stepped up to the central gateway. Volute survives on left
side of gateway. Gateway has coupled Roman Doric pilasters, entablature
and pediment. Entrance has square jambs, moulded imposts and round head
with a dropped key. Plank door, studded and with strap-hinges, c C18.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p 102 (12)).

Listing NGR: ST6028616984

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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