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Columns Round Tennis Court at Purbeck House, Swanage

Description: Columns Round Tennis Court at Purbeck House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108211

OS Grid Reference: SZ0298078661
OS Grid Coordinates: 402980, 78661
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6077, -1.9592

Location: 81 High Street, Swanage, Dorset BH19 2LN

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

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Listing Text

(south side)
Columns round tennis court at
Purbeck House
SZ 0278 NE 5/85

c1850 - re-erected 1875. Cast iron Tuscan columns from the former Billingsgate Market,
some surmounted by stone balls similar to the King Alfred Monument (qv) - others by
tennis racquet frames.

Listing NGR: SZ0298078661

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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