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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1120243
English Heritage Legacy ID: 109185
Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20
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
CORFE CASTLE EAST STREET (East side)
SY 96 81
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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