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Grange Arch, Steeple

Description: Grange Arch

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108682

OS Grid Reference: SY9126081777
OS Grid Coordinates: 391260, 81777
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6356, -2.1249

Location: Steeple, Dorset BH20 5DF

Locality: Steeple
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5DF

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Listing Text


373/9/223 Grange Arch


C18. Folly. Built by Dennis Bond, before 1746. A triple arch, of ashlar stone. The centre section has a semi-circular arch with projecting keystone under a battlemented parapet. Lower sections each side have square-headed openings, with keystones, under plain parapets with obelisk finials:- these flanked again by lower solid sections with blank arched recesses, also with obelisk finials. Designed as an "eye catcher" to be seen from Creech Grange(qv).
(Sources: English Heritage: Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England: Part 12: Dorset)

Listing NGR: SY9126081777

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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