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THE 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: THE OBELISK

List entry Number: 1148980

Location

THE OBELISK, THE STRAY

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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Henderskelfe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 25-Jan-1954

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 329032

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

HENDERSKELFE THE STRAY SE 76 NW 7/76 Castle Howard The Obelisk 25.1.54 GV I Obelisk. 1714. By Sir John Vanbrugh. Ashlar. Square on plan. Massive square base with pulvinated cornice supports obelisk c80 in height. Inscription to east

VIRTUTIS ET FORTUNAE JOHANNIS MARLBURIAE DUCIS PATRIAE ET EUROPAEQUE DEFENSORIS HOC SAXUM ADMIRATIONI AC FAME SACRUM CAROLUS COMES CARLIOL POSUIT ANNO DOMINI MDCCXIV

Inscription to west now illegible but recorded in guidebook. Howard G, Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.

Listing NGR: SE7098269950

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Howard, G, Castle Howard Guidebook, (1972)
Hussey, C, English Gardens and Landscapes 1700-1750, (1967)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

National Grid Reference: SE 70983 69950

Map

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