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Tourist Centres in Portland, Dorset

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Portland's main tourist attractions

Avalanche Church Chesil Cove
New Ground Viewpoint Portland Bill
Portland Castle Portland Museum
Rufus Castle (Ruin) St Andrews Church (Ruin)
St George's Church Tout Sculpture Quarry

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Gazetteer for Portland, Dorset

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A
Artsmiths 680730
Augusta Road 695720
AUWE 680700   695740
Avalanche Church, Southwell 685700
Avalanche, The 685700
B
Balaclava Bay 695740
Beach Road 675740
Bill, Portland 675680
Bird Observatory, The Bill 675690
Blacknor 675715
Blacknor Fort 675715
Blacksmith's Forge, The Bill 675685
Blow Hole, East Weares 685690
BlueFish Restaurant, Chesil 680735
Blues, Football Club 690720
Bob's Plaice 685735
Bomb Damage 695720
Bow and Arrow Castle 695710
Bowers Quarry and Mine 675715  680715
Brackenbury Church 685730
Brandy Row 680730
Britannia Pub 685730
Bumpers Lane 695715
Bunnies 680705
Buttons 'N' Bows 685735
C
Cafe India comes to Chesil 680730
Candle, Huge mysterious 695710
Captain's House, Chiswell 680730
Carnival 690715
Carved Head, Bumpers Lane 695715
Carved statues, Priory Corner 685730
Castle, Bow and Arrow 695710
Castle, Pennsylvania 695710
Castle, Portland 680740
Castle, Rufus 695710
Castletown 685740
Cave, (under YOI) 680725
Cave, Inmosthay Quarry 685720
Cave, Little France 695720
Cave Hole, East Weares 685690
Cemetery, St George's 685720
Cemetery, Naval 690740
Cenotaph, London 695710
Chesil Beach Motors 680735
Chesil Beach 680730    680735
Chesil Cove 680730
Chesil Esplanade 680730
Chesil Gallery 680735
Chesil Sculpture 680730
Chiswell 680730  680735
Cheyne House 690695
Cheyne Tunnel 690700
China Chef Takeaway 680730
Chiswell 680730
Church Ope Cove 695710
Church, St George's 685720
Church, St Andrew's 695710
Cliff Erosion 680725   690695
Comben's Shoe Shop, Easton 690715
Conies 680705
Conjurers' Lodge, Chiswell 680735
Cove, The (Pub) 680735
Coven of witches? 695710
Cozy Cafe, Portland Bill 675680
Crane, old, in Suckthumb Quarry 685705
Crane, old, near Church Ope Cove 695710
Crane, old, in Inmosthay Quarry 690725
Crime on Portland 680735
Culverwell 680690  685690
D
Decorated Garage Doors 685710   690715
DERA 680700
Disabled access Disabled
Donkey ("Hank") 690700
Dowsett Motors 685725
DRA 680700
Drainage scheme at Chiswell 675740
Drill Hall, Easton 690720
Dumping of rubbish 690725
Durdle Pier 700715
E
East Weares 690695
East Weares Gun Battery 690740  695735
Easton 690715
Easton Massacre 680735
Easton Square 690715
Eight Kings Pub, Southwell 685700
Erosion 680685
F
Fair, Portland 680735
Fancy's Garage 690715
Ferrybridge 660750
FIRE! 690720
Flooding in Chiswell 680725
Foam on sea at Portland Bill, October 2004 675680
Folly Pier 700725
Fortuneswell 680730   685730   685735
Fortune's Well 680730   685730   685735
Fossil Cave 695720
Fossil Sand Ripples 675710
Fossil Trees 680685   690725  700710  680695
Free Portland News 695730
Freshwater Bay 690700
G
Garage Doors, Decorated 685710   690715
George Inn 685720
Great Ope, Chiswell 680730
Great Storm of 1824 680730
Grove Road 695720
Grosvenor Road 695720
Gun Emplacement, Blacknor 675710
Gypsy Lane 685710
H
Hank the Donkey 690695
High Angle Gun Battery 690725
Hoskins, Dicky - a so-called Pet's Cemetery 685730
HMP WEARE 690740
HMS OSPREY 700730
I
Incline Road 695740
Independent Quarry 690720  690725
Inmosthay Quarry 685720  690720
Isle of Portland Statues 685730 
J
John Pearce Stone Company 690715
Jubilee Hall, Ruin of 695710
K
Kingbarrow Nature Reserve 690730
King's Pier 705720
Kohinoor Takeaway, Chiswell 680730
L
Lano's Bridge 680725
Last, N J - Motor Engineer 690715
Lawnsheds 680690
Lighthouse, Upper 675690
Lighthouse, Lower 680685
Lighthouse, Working 675680 
Limekilns 685705   685730   690725  695725
Linchets or Lynchets 680690
Little Ship Inn, Chiswell 680725
Lobster Museum (closed) 675685
Lobster Pot Cafe 675680
Locomotive, at Tradecroft 685720
M
Mallams 680730
Manor Place, Fortuneswell 685735
Mantle, Jack VC 690740
Merchants' Railway 685725   685735
Mere, The 680740
Monsters and The Veasta 695710
Motyer, Dr 680730
Mural, Southwell Business Park 680700
Museum 695710
Mutton Cove 675710
N
Naval Cemetery 690740
Naval Mine, abandoned 705720
New Ground 685730   690725
Nicodemus Knob 695730
"Nuclear Bunker" 690730
O
Orhan Veli, Barber 685735
Oil Tanks, The Mere 675740
Old Fire Station, Easton 690715
Old Hill 685730
P
Palmer, Susann (Portland archeologist) 680690
Pennsylvania Castle 695710  
Penn's Bath 695710
Penn's Weare 700710
Perryfields 690705   690710
Pete's Hardware 690715
Pets' Cemetery on Old Hill 685730
Pigs 680695
Pill Box, Blacknor 675710
PORTLAND, HMS 690740
Portland Antiques (shop) 685735
Portland Bill 675680   675685
Portland Bill Tramway 675680
Portland Bill Quarries 675680
Portland Castle 680740   685740
Portland Fair 680735
Portland Heights Motel 685725
Portland Port 690740  695735  695740
Priory Corner 685725
Prison, The Verne 690735
Prison, HMP WEARE 690740
Pub, The Britannia 685730
Pub, The Cove 680735
Pub, The Eight Kings 685700
Pub, The Pulpit 675685
Pub, The Royal Exchange 685710
Pulpit, The (Pub) 675685
Pulpit Rock 675680
Q
Quarry, Independent 690720
Quarry, Suckthumb 685705
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unmentionables!

680705
Railway, Merchants' 685725   685735  685740
Railway, Quarry tramways 680725
Railway Tunnel, Easton 690715
Railway, Weymouth-Easton 695710  695740
Railway, Verne Inclined 695740
Raised Beach, The Bill 675685
Red Crane, Portland Bill 675680
Red House Bakery 685730
Redoubt, New Ground 690730
Reforne 690715
Regal Cinema, Fortuneswell 685735
Reservoir, East Weares 680725
Reservoir, near Rufus Castle 695710
Rifle Range, East Weares 680725
Royal Arms Hotel 685730
Royal Exchange, Pub 685710
Royal Manor School 685715
Royal Victoria Hotel 680735
Rubbish dumping 680685
Rufus Castle 695710
Rufus Way 695725
Rumours Nightclub 685735
S
Salt Pans 705720
Sand Ripples, Fossilised 675710
School, Royal Manor School 685715
School, Underhill Junior 685730
Sculptures 680725
Selection Box, The 685730
Sentry Box, Ancient 695725
Sewerage 685695   695705  705720
Sheep Pound 685715
Shepherds Dinner 700715
SIDON, HMS 685730
Silklake Quarry 695715
Sleepers, Tramway 695725
Snow laying at Chesil 680730
Soapbox Derby, Wakeham 695710
Sonar Research 695740
Southwell 685700  680700
Southwell Business Park 680700
Southwell landslips 695705
Space Shuttle 680700
Spreckley's Shop, Easton 690715
St Andrew's Church 695710
St George's Church 685720
St Peter's Church 695725
Stadium 695725
Stanley House Bistro, Easton 690715
Steam Laundry, Fortuneswell 685730
Stone Industry 690710
Storm damage in Chesil, 1979 and 1990 680735
Strangers' Cemetery 680735
Suckthumb Quarry 685705   690705
Sugar Loaf Cafe 690715
Sundial 695710
T
Tilleycoombe 690730
Thrush Cave 695720
Tout Sculpture Park 680725
Tradecroft Industrial Estate 685720
Tramways 680725   690710  690725  695725
Trinity House Obelisk 675680
Tudor House 685710
U
"Uncle Broker" 695730
Underhill Junior School 685730
Underhill Methodist Church 685730
Underhill versus Tophill 680735
V
Verne Prison 690735
Victoria Gardens 680735
Victoria Inn, Chiswell 680735
Victoria Place 690720
Vincent, Reg 685735
W
Wakeham 695710
Wallace and Gromit - Curse of the Were-Underground Mutton 680705
Wallsend Cove 675695
War Memorial 685730
Watch and Clock Repair Shop 685735
Waterfall 685690
Water Supply 680700  690700
Water Works, East Weares  680725
Way, Mary (Victim of a Press Gang) 680735
Waycroft Quarry 690725
Waycroft Tunnel 690725
Weston 680700  680710
West Weares 675715  680720  680725  685695
Whale, dead 705720
Wildlife pictures wildlife
Witches' coven? 695710
Windmills 690710
Withies Wall, vandalised by quarry company 690725
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Y
Ye Olde Donovan's Drain 690740
Yeolands Quarry 700715
YOI 695725  680725
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