OBELISK 150 YARDS NORTH WEST OF THORNHILL HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1153168
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
Statutory Address:
OBELISK 150 YARDS NORTH WEST OF THORNHILL HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
OBELISK 150 YARDS NORTH WEST OF THORNHILL HOUSE

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

County:
Dorset
District:
North Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Stalbridge
National Grid Reference:
ST 73812 15476

Details

ST 71 NW STALBRIDGE THORNHILL 1/58 Obelisk 150 yds north west of 4.10.60 Thornhill House

II

Obelisk, dated 1727, by Thornhill. Ashlar. 4 sided on a stepped pedestal with a moulded cornice. Latin inscription on the north side. Surrounded by spiked iron railings. Erected in honour of George II and Queen Caroline. It was destroyed in a gale in 1836 and rebuilt later. 'RCHM, Dorset, Vol III', HMSO 1970, p250 no.3.

Listing NGR: ST7381215476

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
102373
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Dorset, (1970), 250

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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