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Obelisk on the West Side of Moat Wood in Trent Park, Enfield

Description: Obelisk on the West Side of Moat Wood in Trent Park

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 January 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 200608

OS Grid Reference: TQ2855398050
OS Grid Coordinates: 528553, 198050
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6665, -0.1426

Location: Hadley Road, Enfield, Greater London EN4 0PZ

Locality: Enfield
Local Authority: Enfield Borough Council
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: EN4 0PZ

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Listing Text

1.
4411 HADLEY ROAD
(South Side)
obelisk on the west
side of Moat
Wood in Trent Park

The map reference TW 29NE 19/122 shall be amended to read TQ 29NE 19/122


TW 29 NE 19/122

II

2.
Very tall obelisk of dressed stones on square plinth. Dated 1702 with inscription:
"To the memory of the birth of George Grey, Earl of Harold, son of Henry and Sophia,
Duke and Duchess of Kent." Brought from Wrest Park in Bedfordshire.

The following should be added to the above description "The date of 1702, possibly
added when the obelisk was moved to Trent Park, is incorrect. The Earl of Harold was
born in 1733 and died in infancy.
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1.
4411 FERNY HILL
(South Side)
Obelisk near
North-west angle of
Trent Park
TW 29 NE 19/122

II

2.
Very tall obelisk of dressed stones on square plinth. Dated 1702 with inscription:
"To the memory of the birth of George Grey, Earl of Harold, son of Henry and Sophia,
Duke and Duchess of Kent." Brought from Wrest Park in Bedfordshire.

FERNY HILL
(South Side)
Obelisk near North-west angle of Trent Park
shall be amended to read



Listing NGR: TQ2855398050

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.




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