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OBELISK

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

List entry Number: 1121398

Location

OBELISK, OBELISK LANE

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

County:

District: County Durham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1970

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 110347

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: NZ 26723 43020

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