FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OBELISK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1355432

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-1986

Statutory Address: FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OBELISK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FARNBOROUGH HALL THE OBELISK

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

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon (District Authority)

Parish: Farnborough

National Grid Reference: SP4305048669

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

FARNBOROUGH SP44NW 9/12 Farnborough Hall: The Obelisk 30/05/67 (Formerly listed as Obelisk)

GV II

Obelisk. c.1746; dated 1751 and 'Rebuilt 1823'. Possibly designed by Sanderson Miller for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar. Tall and very slender. High pedestal with moulded stepped base and cornice. Forms the focal point of the end of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of C18 landscape design. (G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life it and 18 February 1954. Buildings of England: Warwickshire p.293).

Listing NGR: SP4304848670

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 305587

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jackson Stops, G, Farnborough Hall National Trust Guidebook, (1984)
Pevsner, N, Wedgwood, A, The Buildings of England: Warwickshire, (1966), 293
'Country Life' in 18 February, (1954)
'Country Life' in 11 February, (1954)
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 42 Warwickshire,

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