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The Obelisk, Ramsgate

Description: The Obelisk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 171988

OS Grid Reference: TR3857564756
OS Grid Coordinates: 638575, 164756
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3318, 1.4234

Location: 49 Harbour Parade, Margate, Kent CT11 8LN

Locality: Ramsgate
Local Authority: Thanet District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: CT11 8LN

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Listing Text

TR 3864 NE
14/352 The Obelisk

Obelisk. 1822 to 23, by John Shaw. Dunleary stone. Fifty two and a half
feet high. Inscribed (in English and Latin).
George the Fourth
King of Great Britain and Ireland
The Inhabitants and Visitors of Ramsgate
and the
Directors and Trustees of the Harbour
have erected this
as a grateful record
of his Majesty's gracious condescension
in selecting this Port
his Embarkation on the 25th September
in Progress to his Kingdom of Hanover
and his happy Return
on the 8th November 1821

Listing NGR: TR3857564756

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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