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Durlston Castle Globe - Durlston Head, Swanage, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 35.704 W 001° 57.189
30U E 574093 N 5605319
Quick Description: This impressive site has an enormous globe sculpture of the world.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/6/2009 12:56:15 PM
Waymark Code: WM5H2N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 8

Long Description:
This huge stone structure weighs 40 tons and is 10 feet in diameter. The Globe is positioned at the base of a long flight of steps south of the castle. The Globe was erected during 1887 in several pieces and sits 139 ft above sea level.
Title: The Globe

Artist: George Burt

Placement Date: 1887

Website: [Web Link]

Type of Object: Globe of the World

Location: Durlston Castle - a tourist attraction, cafe and park

Material: Stone

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