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Latitude: 50.6868 / 50°41'12"N
Longitude: -2.5492 / 2°32'57"W
OS Eastings: 361300
OS Northings: 87600
OS Grid: SY613876
Mapcode National: GBR PV.X7MM
Mapcode Global: FRA 57K8.6QG
Entry Name: Hardy Monument
Listing Date: 26 January 1956
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1118682
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105291
Location: Portesham, West Dorset, Dorset, DT2
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Portesham
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Portesham St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
SY 68 NW PORTESHAM BLACKDOWN
4/205 Hardy Monument
Monument and landmark. 1844, restored in 1908, by Arthur Acland-Troyte Esq., in memory
of Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, who died in 1839. Contractor: Henry Goddard of
Bridport. Portesham ashlar. Octagonal tower c 70 ft. high, with battered base, heavy
cornice and parapet, containing a spiral staircase lit through small slits.
(RCHI4 Dorset II, p 242 (3). Hutchins II, p 760. The Builder II, (1844) p 553.)
Listing NGR: SY6130087600
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