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Huntsman's Obelisk and Railed Enclosure Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of Saint Helen, Barnoldby Le Beck

Description: Huntsman's Obelisk and Railed Enclosure Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of Saint Helen

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 164372

OS Grid Reference: TA2357903347
OS Grid Coordinates: 523579, 403347
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5123, -0.1379

Location: 3 Chapel Lane, Barnoldby le Beck, North East Lincolnshire DN37 0BH

Locality: Barnoldby Le Beck
County: North East Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN37 0BH

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Listing Text

(east side)

6/7 Huntsman's Obelisk and
railed enclosure
approximately 30 metres
north-east of Church of
Saint Helen


Monument in railed enclosure, erected 1861 to William Smith. Granite
obelisk with chamfered marble pedestal bearing two inscribed plaques;
chamfered granite plinth and base. Stands in square enclosure with
flagstone floor and cast iron railings with ornate corner posts, plain bars,
mid- and top-rails, the latter much damaged. Enclosure approximately 4
metres square, obelisk stands approximately 4 metres high. One plaque
records that the monument was erected to mark the spot where Smith, Huntsman
to the Earl of Yarborough, fell from his horse on 11th April 1845,
eventually dying on April 16th at the house of Richard Nainby who provided
the site for the memorial in 1861. The second plaque contains an impressive
22-line ode to Smith by CHJA. M J Critchlow, The Barnoldby Booklet, 1985,
p 32.

Listing NGR: TA2358303344

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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