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Observation Stone 4 Metres to North East of Observatory at South Wing, St Ibbs, St Ippolyts

Description: Observation Stone 4 Metres to North East of Observatory at South Wing, St Ibbs

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 162661

OS Grid Reference: TL1931226566
OS Grid Coordinates: 519312, 226566
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9248, -0.2663

Location: Ippollitts, Hertfordshire SG4 7NL

Locality: St Ippolyts
Local Authority: North Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG4 7NL

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Listing Text

TL 12 NE (West side)
St. Ibbs

3/49 Observation stone 4M to
- NE of observatory at
South Wing, St. Ibbs


Stone for taking astronomical observations. Erected in conjunction with
nearby observatory (q.v.) of 1801 for Rev. William Lax. Portland stone.
A freestone monolith accurately shaped to an upright drum about 1M in
diameter and 1M high with N marked by a small engaged circular shaft
projecting on that side. Centre of drum marked by an iron stud set in
lead. Rounded edges to stone.

Listing NGR: TL1931226566

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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