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Boundary Wall and Entrance Gateway to Cemetery, Incorporating War Memorial, Corfe Castle

Description: Boundary Wall and Entrance Gateway to Cemetery, Incorporating War Memorial

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109185

OS Grid Reference: SY9619481915
OS Grid Coordinates: 396194, 81915
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6369, -2.0552

Location: East Street, Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5EG

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5EG

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Listing Text

SY 96 81
7/33 8/33
Boundary wall and entrance
gateway to Cemetery,
incorporating War Memorial
Boundary wall and entrance to Cemetery. 1922. Boundary wall of rubble stone, with
stepped gabled coping. Intermediate piers with stepped gabled caps. Low iron
railing in the form of a series of crosses. Entrance gateway of rubble stone
with ashlar dressings, and stone slate roof. Moulded depressed 4-centred arch
in square frame, with hoodmould, and Coats of Arms as stops. Inscription above
this "DO'SET MEN DON'T SHEAME THEIR KIND". Inner arch of rubble stone. Inside
the gateway, on each jamb, an inscribed panel to first and second World Wars.

Listing NGR: SY9619481915

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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