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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154091
English Heritage Legacy ID: 105616
Location: Nether Compton, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
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
ST 61 NW
Gateway and Walling of
5/74 Congregational Burial
Ground opposite the
11.7.51 Old Forge
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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