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The Stone Quay and Stone Sea Retaining Wall Between the Stone Quay and the Ramp Adjoining, Swanage

Description: The Stone Quay and Stone Sea Retaining Wall Between the Stone Quay and the Ramp Adjoining

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108181

OS Grid Reference: SZ0335578704
OS Grid Coordinates: 403355, 78704
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6080, -1.9539

Location: 1 A351, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2LN

Locality: Swanage
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH19 2LN

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Listing Text

(north side)
The Stone Quay and stone sea
retaining wall between the Stone
Quay and the ramp adjoining
The Parade
SZ 0378 NW 5/55

Built in the early C19 by William Morton Pitt for the stone export and fishing
industries. Purbeck Stone structure with curved end, projecting into the sea.
Parapet on east side. Parapet of ashlar, main structure of rubble. Projecting
stone groyne to the east. Above and adjoining the retaining wall can be seen the
remains of the stone tramway.

Listing NGR: SZ0335578704

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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