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Obelisk 150 Yards North West of Thornhill House, Stalbridge

Description: Obelisk 150 Yards North West of Thornhill House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 102373

OS Grid Reference: ST7381215476
OS Grid Coordinates: 373812, 115476
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9381, -2.3741

Location: Stalbridge, Dorset DT10 2SG

Locality: Stalbridge
Local Authority: North Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT10 2SG

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Listing Text

ST 71 NW STALBRIDGE THORNHILL
1/58
Obelisk 150 yds north west of
4.10.60 Thornhill House

II

Obelisk, dated 1727, by Thornhill. Ashlar. 4 sided on a stepped pedestal with a
moulded cornice. Latin inscription on the north side. Surrounded by spiked iron
railings. Erected in honour of George II and Queen Caroline. It was destroyed
in a gale in 1836 and rebuilt later. 'RCHM, Dorset, Vol III', HMSO 1970, p250
no.3.


Listing NGR: ST7381215476

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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