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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: 1246068

Location

THE OBELISK, CANAL ROAD

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

County: Kent

District: Gravesham

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Higham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Jan-1996

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 454402

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TQ 77 SW HIGHAM CANAL ROAD

3/10005 The Obelisk

II

Boundary marker. Erected in 1820 on the Thames and Medway Canal to mark the jurisdiction of the Cities of London and Rochester for the collection of dues. Granite stone obelisk with inscription and coat of arms, 4 ball finials to the base and plinth with crossed maces and oars. The inscription reads "This boundary stone marking the line of jurisdiction of the cities of Rochester and London on the Medway and Thames Canal was erected AD1820. The Worshipful John Gibbs Mayor of the city of Rochester."



Listing NGR: TQ7094673695

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National Grid Reference: TQ7094673695

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