OBSERVATION STONE 4 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF OBSERVATORY AT SOUTH WING, ST IBBS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1102541
Date first listed:
28-May-1987
Statutory Address:
OBSERVATION STONE 4 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF OBSERVATORY AT SOUTH WING, ST IBBS, LONDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
OBSERVATION STONE 4 METRES TO NORTH EAST OF OBSERVATORY AT SOUTH WING, ST IBBS, LONDON ROAD

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

County:
Hertfordshire
District:
North Hertfordshire (District Authority)
Parish:
St. Ippolyts
National Grid Reference:
TL 19312 26566

Details

ST IPPOLLITTS LONDON ROAD TL 12 NE (West side) St. Ibbs

3/49 Observation stone 4M to - NE of observatory at South Wing, St. Ibbs

GV II

Stone for taking astronomical observations. Erected in conjunction with nearby observatory (q.v.) of 1801 for Rev. William Lax. Portland stone. A freestone monolith accurately shaped to an upright drum about 1M in diameter and 1M high with N marked by a small engaged circular shaft projecting on that side. Centre of drum marked by an iron stud set in lead. Rounded edges to stone.

Listing NGR: TL1931226566

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
162661
Legacy System:
LBS

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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