British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Obelisk at National Grid Reference So 7523, Eastnor

Description: Obelisk at National Grid Reference So 7523

Grade: II*
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

Location: Eastnor, County of Herefordshire HR8 1ES

Locality: Eastnor
County: Herefordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HR8 1ES

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

SO 73 NE

5/35 Obelisk at NGR SO 7523 3783


- II*

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

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.