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Obelisk on the West Side of Moat Wood in Trent Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Cockfosters, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6665 / 51°39'59"N

Longitude: -0.1426 / 0°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 528553

OS Northings: 198050

OS Grid: TQ285980

Mapcode National: GBR DM.QQ5

Mapcode Global: VHGQ6.GCZS

Entry Name: Obelisk on the West Side of Moat Wood in Trent Park

Listing Date: 31 January 1974

Last Amended: 10 December 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358677

English Heritage Legacy ID: 200608

Location: Enfield, London, EN4

County: London

District: Enfield

Locality: Cockfosters

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Christ Church Cockfosters

Church of England Diocese: London

Listing Text

1.
4411 HADLEY ROAD
(South Side)
obelisk on the west
side of Moat
Wood in Trent Park

The map reference TW 29NE 19/122 shall be amended to read TQ 29NE 19/122


TW 29 NE 19/122

II

2.
Very tall obelisk of dressed stones on square plinth. Dated 1702 with inscription:
"To the memory of the birth of George Grey, Earl of Harold, son of Henry and Sophia,
Duke and Duchess of Kent." Brought from Wrest Park in Bedfordshire.

The following should be added to the above description "The date of 1702, possibly
added when the obelisk was moved to Trent Park, is incorrect. The Earl of Harold was
born in 1733 and died in infancy.
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1.
4411 FERNY HILL
(South Side)
Obelisk near
North-west angle of
Trent Park
TW 29 NE 19/122

II

2.
Very tall obelisk of dressed stones on square plinth. Dated 1702 with inscription:
"To the memory of the birth of George Grey, Earl of Harold, son of Henry and Sophia,
Duke and Duchess of Kent." Brought from Wrest Park in Bedfordshire.

FERNY HILL
(South Side)
Obelisk near North-west angle of Trent Park
shall be amended to read

Listing NGR: TQ2855398050

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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