THE OBELISK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1283405
Date first listed:
06-Jan-1966
Statutory Address:
THE OBELISK

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE OBELISK

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Stourton with Gasper
National Grid Reference:
ST 77321 34500

Details

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD PARK ST 73 SE (west side) 6/163 The Obelisk 6.1.66 GV I Obelisk. 1839-40 for Henry Hugh Hoare, to replace the 1746 obelisk by Privet. Bath stone tapered shaft on square green limestone base. Top surmounted by metal sun disc. Memorial plaque on side facing house, from original obelisk and placed here by Colt Hoare 1815, to his grandfather Henry Hoare. Stands in important position at end of turfed terrace walk and in line with centre of west front of Stourhead House (q.v.). (K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)

Listing NGR: ST7732134500

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
321269
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Woodbridge, K , The Stourhead Landscape, (1982)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 46 Wiltshire,

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 28 Aug 2006
Reference: IOE01/15917/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G.M. Cotton. Source Historic England Archive
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