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Latitude: 50.5949 / 50°35'41"N
Longitude: -1.9521 / 1°57'7"W
OS Eastings: 403487
OS Northings: 77244
OS Grid: SZ034772
Mapcode National: GBR 45H.R7V
Mapcode Global: FRA 67SH.KBG
Entry Name: The Globe to South East of Durlston Head Castle
Listing Date: 21 March 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119930
English Heritage Legacy ID: 108175
Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19
Civil Parish: Swanage
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
The Globe to south-east of
Durlston Head Castle
SZ 07 NW 2/49
Erected 1891. Stone globe about 10 ft in radius surrounded by a circle of cast iron
railings. At the base is a tablet recording distances between stars and planets. To
the rear are a series of panels with opposite quotations from the Bible, Shakespeare,
the Aeneid and Tennyson and further tables of distances. Around the Globe are 11 posts
inscribed "1815 St Martin" or "St Giles and Bloomsbury" which George Burt had acquired
during his building ventures in London. Included for group value. This is how the
Victorians saw the world and the universe.
Listing NGR: SZ0348777244
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