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

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History

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 162661

Legacy System: LBS

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