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Description: Obelisk 150 Yards North West of Thornhill House
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
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ST 71 NW STALBRIDGE THORNHILL
Obelisk 150 yds north west of
4.10.60 Thornhill House
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
Listing NGR: ST7381215476
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Source: English Heritage
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