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Description: Belwood Obelisk
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165063
OS Grid Reference: SE7957407416
OS Grid Coordinates: 479574, 407416
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5573, -0.8002
SE 70 NE BELTON BELTON ROAD
SE 7957 0740 (north side, off)
7/7 Belwood Obelisk
Obelisk. Probably mid-late C18 for Alan or William Johnson of Temple
Belwood. Brown brick with sandstone ashlar dressings. Brick pedestal with
plain ashlar base and cap, surmounted by brick obelisk with pointed ashlar
cap. The south side of the obelisk contains 3 rectangular openings,
somewhat damaged, probably nesting holes. Overall height approximately 10
metres. Reputedly built in memory of a favourite horse and hound. In
serious disrepair at time of resurvey. N Pevsner and J Harris, The
Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 188.
Listing NGR: SE7957407416
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Source: English Heritage
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