Obelisk Oppsite Speech House Hotel

Date:
17 Oct 1999
Location:
Obelisk Oppsite Speech House Hotel, Speech House Road, Cinderford, Forest Of Dean, Gloucestershire
Reference:
IOE01/00211/27
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

SO 61 SW CINDERFORD SPEECH HOUSE ROAD (north side)

9/33 Obelisk opposite Speech House Hotel

II

Obelisk, probably C18, ashlar. Square base, about lm high with plain plinth, two courses stone and plain flat top with chamfered underside. Small base and obelisk above restored 1957 (plaque on side) but base had survived on its own for many years previously.

Inscription notes that it marks the traditional centre of the Forest of Dean (old photo in hotel).

Listing NGR: SO6200612166

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Simmonds_Derek IOE Records for Simmonds, Derek; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE Mr Derek Simmonds. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Simmonds, Derek

Rights Holder: Simmonds, Derek

Keywords

Ashlar, Stuart Obelisk, Georgian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Ornament, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument