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The Stone Quay and Stone Sea Retaining Wall Between the Stone Quay and the Ramp Adjoining

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6081 / 50°36'28"N

Longitude: -1.9539 / 1°57'14"W

OS Eastings: 403355

OS Northings: 78704

OS Grid: SZ033787

Mapcode National: GBR 459.YL4

Mapcode Global: FRA 67SG.JKY

Entry Name: The Stone Quay and Stone Sea Retaining Wall Between the Stone Quay and the Ramp Adjoining

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108181

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Swanage

Built-Up Area: Swanage

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Swanage St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

HIGH STREET
1.
5190
(north side)
The Stone Quay and stone sea
retaining wall between the Stone
Quay and the ramp adjoining
The Parade
SZ 0378 NW 5/55
II

2.
Built in the early C19 by William Morton Pitt for the stone export and fishing
industries. Purbeck Stone structure with curved end, projecting into the sea.
Parapet on east side. Parapet of ashlar, main structure of rubble. Projecting
stone groyne to the east. Above and adjoining the retaining wall can be seen the
remains of the stone tramway.


Listing NGR: SZ0335578704

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