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Obelisk 500 Metres North East of Encombe House, Corfe Castle

Description: Obelisk 500 Metres North East of Encombe House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 109243

OS Grid Reference: SY9477179022
OS Grid Coordinates: 394771, 79022
Latitude/Longitude: 50.6109, -2.0752

Location: Corfe Castle, Dorset BH20 5LW

Locality: Corfe Castle
Local Authority: Purbeck District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: BH20 5LW

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Listing Text

SY 97 NW
Obelisk 550m north-east of
Encombe House
- II
Monument. Erected 1835. Stone tapered obelisk, square on plan with pyramidal top,
on a square base of 2 stages. Inscription states that it was put up "in honour of
Sir William Scott, created Baron Stowell". Prominent on the hill in views from the
house. (RCHM, Monument 11. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9477179022

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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