THE OBELISK APPROXIMATELY 80 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1150603
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1967
Statutory Address:
THE OBELISK APPROXIMATELY 80 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OBELISK APPROXIMATELY 80 METRES WEST OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Harrogate (District Authority)
Parish:
Lindrick with Studley Royal and Fountains
National Grid Reference:
SE 27460 69253

Details

SE 2769 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY STUDLEY PARK ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS

9/53 The Obelisk approximately 80 metres west of Church 6.3.67 of St Mary

GV II

Obelisk. c1805 for Elizabeth Aislabie. Ashlar. Base, corniced pedestal approximately 3 metres high, obelisk approximately 15 metres high. It is set diagonally and was the culmination of the long drive and view to Ripon Cathedral, before the construction of St Mary's church (qv). Elizabeth Aislabie was the wife of Charles Allanson of Bramham and daughter of William Aislabie (d1781) who had continued his father's work at Studley Royal. The obelisk replaced a stepped pyramid of exactly the same height, which William had erected in 1742 to the memory of John Aislabie, his father. A Scheduled Ancient Monument. W T C Walker, personal communication.



Listing NGR: SE2746069253

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
331057
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 32 North Yorkshire,

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15766/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Les Waby. Source Historic England Archive
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