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CORBET MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 280 WEST OF ACTON REYNALD SCHOOL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CORBET MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 280 WEST OF ACTON REYNALD SCHOOL

List entry Number: 1055375

Location

CORBET MEMORIAL APPROXIMATELY 280 WEST OF ACTON REYNALD SCHOOL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260105

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 5223-5323 SHAWBURY C.P. ACTON REYNALD SJ 53176 23240

17/110 Corbet memorial - approx. 280 metres to west of Acton Reynald School

GV II

Obelisk. Dated 1821. Grey sandstone ashlar. Square plan. Base consisting of 2 steps. Battered plinth with panelled sides and coved cornice with carved raven to west. Tall tapered obelisk. One panel inscribed: "THIS OBELISK/WAS ERECTED BY/SIR ANDREW CORBET BART/TO COMMEMORATE THE BIRTH/OF HIS GRANDSON/VINCENT ROWLAND CORBET/WHO WAS BORN AUGUST 11 1821/AT SIDMOUTH AND CHRISTENED/AT MORETON CORBET/NOVEMBER 8 1821". Acton Reynald (q.v.) was the Corbet family home.

Listing NGR: SJ5317823241

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National Grid Reference: SJ 53178 23241

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