OBELISK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1121398

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1970

Statutory Address: OBELISK, OBELISK LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: OBELISK, OBELISK LANE

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

District: County Durham (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 26723 43020

Summary

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History

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Details

DURHAM AND FRAMWELLGATE OBELISK LANE NZ 24 SE (North side)

4/295 Obelisk 19/2/70 GV II

Obelisk, built as observation point. 1850. Sandstone ashlar. Very tall slender obelisk, with 3 openings on south face, stands on high panelled base with cornice; steps down to small opening at foot on north side. South face inscribed with latitude, longitude, angle of dip and height above sea level. Latin inscription on base: W I W/ASTRONOMIAE/DICAVIT/MDCCCL.

Listing NGR: NZ2672343020

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 110347

Legacy System: LBS

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