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Description: The Obelisk on North Hill
Date Listed: 21 March 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 108272
OS Grid Reference: SZ0223081312
OS Grid Coordinates: 402230, 81312
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6315, -1.9698
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ULWELL ROAD (OFF)
The Obelisk on North Hill
SZ 03 SW 1/1
Originally erected in London, near St Mary Woolnoth's Church, in the mid C19. brought to Swanage by George Burt, and erected on its present site in 1892, to
commemorate the provision of a new water supply to the town. Re-erected. in 1973
after being taken down during the Second World War. Hexagonal granite obelisk on
a 2-stage base, with pointed top, standing on a prehistoric round barrow. A prominent feature of the landscape.
Listing NGR: SZ0223081312
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Source: English Heritage
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