The views are wonderful on a clear day, though to be honest the views are pretty fabulous from the base of the monument too! Weymouth train station is 9 miles. Elizabethan Hall built by 'Bess of Hardwick', walled garden and parkland. Hardy Monument is a dog-friendly place but please always clean up after your pet, keep it under control where livestock are grazing, and respect other walkers. His stone tower monument was something they were proud to look up to as they worked and managed their estate.
The Hardy Monument is a foot-high (22 m) monument on the summit of Black Down in Dorset, erected in by public subscription in memory of Vice.
Visit the National Trust's monument to Vice-Admiral Hardy in Dorset. The Hardy Monument stands on an exposed location above the village of Portesham in Dorset and has tremendous views across the Dorset countryside. It was built in in memory of Vice-Admiral Sir Thomas Masterman Hardy, Flag Captain of HMS Victory at the Battle of Trafalgar.
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Amongst other things, Hardy became famous as it was in his arms that Nelson died, saying the immortal words 'Kiss me Hardy'. Elizabethan Hall built by 'Bess of Hardwick', walled garden and parkland.
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The Somerset House Hotel - 6. The site for the monument was chosen because the Hardy family wanted a monument which could be used as a landmark for shipping.
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|No doubt the mound helped shape many lives, things that we can only imagine.
Dorset County Museum. Until recently, the National Trust only looked after the Monument and a few metres of land around it.
Cycle route information On foot From Portesham follow the lane north-east uphill. Thursday 29 August Hardy Monument and car park 11am 4pm. Last week Dave and I went there for the day to survey the north garden. The car park at the Hardy Monument is open every day free parking.
The Hardy Monument is situated at the summit of Blackdown Hill overlooking the village of Portesham in West Dorset. We visited maiden castle and Hardys monument in an mile loop. over the abundance of the rolling Dorset Countryside and towards Lyme Regis and back.
A key location chosen at the centre and highest point of the vast Neolithic and Bronze Age cemetery of the South Dorset Ridgeway.
Hardy's Monument - Better than Nelson's Column, 'cos you can go up it! The Ilchester Arms Hotel. This Thomas Hardy is another Thomas Hardy who, when you think about it, may be even more famous than Thomas Hardy the writer of novels and poems Until recently, the National Trust only looked after the Monument and a few metres of land around it. Its eight corners are aligned with the compass points.
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A site about the interpretation of the shells of oyster and other edible marine molluscs from archaeological excavations. It's entirely up to you which ticket you choose. After the archaeologists had cut a section across the mound and ditch, they considered that when first built it must have looked like Saturn when viewed from a distance.