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OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE

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: OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE

List entry Number: 1100840

Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: Three Rivers

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 03-Oct-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 158791

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List entry Description

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History

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TQ 06471 94068

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