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Gateway and Walling of Congregational Burial Ground Opposite the Old Forge

A Grade II Listed Building in Nether Compton, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9509 / 50°57'3"N

Longitude: -2.5667 / 2°34'0"W

OS Eastings: 360286

OS Northings: 116984

OS Grid: ST602169

Mapcode National: GBR MR.NKJH

Mapcode Global: FRA 56HL.KW8

Entry Name: Gateway and Walling of Congregational Burial Ground Opposite the Old Forge

Listing Date: 11 July 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154091

English Heritage Legacy ID: 105616

Location: Nether Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Nether Compton

Built-Up Area: Nether Compton

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Over Compton and Nether Compton St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

NETHER COMPTON
STALLEN
ST 61 NW
Gateway and Walling of
5/74 Congregational Burial
Ground opposite the
11.7.51 Old Forge

- II
Gateway and attached walling, forming four sides of burial ground. Mid C18.
Ashlar (to lane) and rubble-stone walls, with coping stones ramped towards
the ends, and stepped up to the central gateway. Volute survives on left
side of gateway. Gateway has coupled Roman Doric pilasters, entablature
and pediment. Entrance has square jambs, moulded imposts and round head
with a dropped key. Plank door, studded and with strap-hinges, c C18.
(RCHM, Dorset I, p 102 (12)).


Listing NGR: ST6028616984

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