OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1100840
Date first listed:
03-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE, GRAND UNION CANAL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE, GRAND UNION CANAL

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
Three Rivers (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 06471 94068

Details

TQ 0694 SW RICKMANSWORTH GRAND UNION CANAL (South side) Rickmansworth

13/148 Obelisk on S bank in garden of No. 17 Moor Lane (q.v.)

II

Obelisk in a pond on the S bank of the Grand Union Canal serving as a water gauge. 1825, dated in inscription. For Company of Grand Junction Canal. Stone. Moulded base and cornice with shallow pediments about 1/3 of the way up the obelisk which is about 2½m high. 2 faces inscribed testifying to an agreement between John Dickinson at Batchworth Mill, the landowner R. Williams of Moor Park (q.v.) and the Grand Junction Canal whereby the water level at this spot was fixed following a long dispute. (A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.119).

Listing NGR: TQ0647194068

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
158791
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Faulkner, A H , The Grand Junction Canal, (1972)

Legal

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

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Date: 17 Feb 2003
Reference: IOE01/09728/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mrs Jane Black. Source Historic England Archive
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