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Obelisk in Moreton Park, Moreton

Description: Obelisk in Moreton Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 108647

OS Grid Reference: SY8068288486
OS Grid Coordinates: 380682, 88486
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6957, -2.2749

Location: Moreton, Dorset DT2 8RH

Locality: Moreton
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT2 8RH

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Listing Text

SY 88 NW
Obelisk in Moreton


Obelisk. Built 1783-6 by Captain John Houlton, in memory of James Frampton. Ashlar
stone obelisk, 70 ft high, on a base with moulded plinth and cornice, surmounted by
an urn. Tablets with inscriptions now removed - see item
RCHM Monument 6.

Listing NGR: SY8068288486

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Source: English Heritage

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