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Boundary Wall and Entrance Gateway to Cemetery, Incorporating War Memorial

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6369 / 50°38'12"N

Longitude: -2.0552 / 2°3'18"W

OS Eastings: 396194

OS Northings: 81915

OS Grid: SY961819

Mapcode National: GBR 33G.WSD

Mapcode Global: FRA 67LD.74D

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

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120243

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109185

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Built-Up Area: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Corfe Castle St Edward the Martyr

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

CORFE CASTLE EAST STREET (East side)
SY 96 81
7/33 8/33
Boundary wall and entrance
gateway to Cemetery,
incorporating War Memorial
- II II
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 List entry has been amended to add sources for War Memorials Online and the War Memorials Register. These sources were not used in the compilation of this List entry but are added here as a guide for further reading, 7 December 2016.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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