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Description: Obelisk in Garden Circ 20 Metres West of Bushell's Hospital
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 185901
OS Grid Reference: SD5596836872
OS Grid Coordinates: 355968, 436872
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8262, -2.6704
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SD 53 NE GOOSNARGH GOOSNARGH LANE
5/54 Obelisk in garden c.20
metres west of Bushell's
Obelisk, dated 1841 by inscription. Dressed sandstone. Square pedestal
with moulded base and cap, fielded panel in each side; obelisk with moulded
base, a ball at each corner on which the needle appears to stand. The
panel on the east side of the pedestal is lettered:
THIS OBELISK/ WAS ERECTED/ A.D. 1841/ WHEN THE HOSPITAL/ OF/
GOOSNARGH/ WAS ENLARGED/ AS A RECORD TO THE/ MEMORY OF/
WILLIAM BUSHELL M.D./ ITS BENEVOLENT FOUNDER.
Listing NGR: SD5596836872
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Source: English Heritage
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