NEEDLE OBELISK AT NGR ST 559 129

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1057219

Date first listed: 30-Aug-1984

Statutory Address: NEEDLE OBELISK AT NGR ST 559 129, KEY HILL

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Location

Statutory Address: NEEDLE OBELISK AT NGR ST 559 129, KEY HILL

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

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset (District Authority)

Parish: Barwick

National Grid Reference: ST 55946 12978

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST51SE BARWICK CP KEY HILL

5/4 Needle Obelisk at NGR ST559 129

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GV II

Obelisk. Circa 1775. Rough cut and coursed local stone with dressed stone cap. Square on plan, slender and sharp pointed; about 2 metres square on base and approximately 12 metres high. Flat stone set in South faces about 4 metres high, but np inscription evident. The South boundary marker, one of four of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected by John Newman. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable 1974.)

Listing NGR: ST5594612978

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 263562

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jones, B, Follies and Grottoes, (1974)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 37 Somerset,

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