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Durlstone Head Globe

Swanage, Dorset, UK

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Durlstone Head Globe, Swanage, Dorset

The Durlstone Head Globe on the cliffs of Durlston Head and is described as the "Large Globe" on the nearby signposts in Durlston Country Park.

Erected 1891 at about 10 ft in radius surrounded by a circle of cast iron railings. At the base is a tablet recording distances between stars and planets. To the rear are a series of panels with quotations from the Bible, Shakespeare, the Aeneid and Tennyson and further tables of distances./p>


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