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Description: Obelisk Monument Approximately 120 Metres South of Nether Lypiatt Manor
Date Listed: 21 October 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 133163
OS Grid Reference: SO8739903664
OS Grid Coordinates: 387399, 203664
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7315, -2.1838
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SO 80 SE THRUPP NETHER LYPIATT
3/369 Obelisk monument approximately
120m south of Nether Lypiatt Manor
(previously listed with Nether
21.10.55 Lypiatt Manor)
Obelisk monument. Early C18. Limestone with brass plate.
Square, pedestal-mounted obelisk. Pedestal stands on plain base
with moulded cornice. Tall obelisk above carries the following
inscription on brass plate:
'My name was Wag who rolled the green
The oldest horse that ever was seen
My years they numbered forty-two
I served my master just and true.'
(Illustrated in S.J. Gardiner and L.C. Padin, Stroud and the Five
Valleys in Old Photographs, 1984. Plaque recorded in M.A. Rudd,
Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937)
Listing NGR: SO8739903664
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Source: English Heritage
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