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

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

List entry Number: 1102541

Location

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

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

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Ippolyts

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-May-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 162661

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: TL 19312 26566

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