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Description: The Obelisk
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
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RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR
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
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
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Source: English Heritage
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