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Description: Obelisk at National Grid Reference So 7523
Date Listed: 10 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 152460
OS Grid Reference: SO7523237827
OS Grid Coordinates: 375232, 237827
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0383, -2.3625
EASTNOR CP EASTNOR PARK
SO 73 NE
5/35 Obelisk at NGR SO 7523 3783
Obelisk. Erected in 1812, probably to the designs of Sir R Smirke, for
2nd Lord Somers. Ashlar. Square panelled base on a tooled plinth; stepped
top over a plain band. Tapering shaft with pyramidal top. Inscribed panels
on each side of the base; on the north side to the Honourable Edward Cocks
who fell at Burgos, Spain in 1812 and in whose memory the obelisk was
erected; on the east side to Lord Chanellor Somers, died 1806; on the south
side to Ensign James Cocks, died 1758.
Listing NGR: SO7523237827
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Source: English Heritage
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