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Obelisk About 3/4 Mile North of Hagley Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hagley, Worcestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4327 / 52°25'57"N

Longitude: -2.1176 / 2°7'3"W

OS Eastings: 392101

OS Northings: 281646

OS Grid: SO921816

Mapcode National: GBR 1CC.KFK

Mapcode Global: VH91Q.73WW

Entry Name: Obelisk About 3/4 Mile North of Hagley Hall

Listing Date: 23 April 1952

Last Amended: 17 July 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1167587

English Heritage Legacy ID: 156398

Location: Hagley, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, DY9

County: Worcestershire

District: Bromsgrove

Parish: Hagley

Traditional County: Worcestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Worcestershire

Church of England Parish: Hagley

Church of England Diocese: Worcester

Listing Text

SO 98 SW HAGLEY WYCHBURY HILL

2/133 Obelisk about ¾ mile north of
Hagley Hall (formerly listed with
item 2/134)

II

The grade shall be amended to read Grade II*

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SO 28 SW HAGLEY CP WYCHBURY HILL

2/133 Obelisk about ¾ mile
north of Hagley Hall
23.4.52 1 (Formerly listed with
item 2/134)

II

Obelisk. Mid-C18, for George, First Lord Lyttleton. Sandstone ashlar on
ashlar-faced brick base. Square pedestal with moulded base and cornice
supporting tall tapered slender shaft with moulded plinth; the upper section
of the shaft is missing. One of several buildings erected in the park for
George Lyttleton as part of his scheme to landscape the grounds in the new
Picturesque style. The obelisk, erected on a very prominent site, has become
a local landmark. [CL articles (mainly Vol 122, p 545 and 608); VCH 3 (i),
p 130-131; BoE, p 178; Hagley Hall Official Guide Book).


Listing NGR: SO9210181646

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