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Obelisk at Junction with Cricket Green Formerly Within the Grounds of the Canons Obelisk at Junctio, Merton

Description: Obelisk at Junction with Cricket Green Formerly Within the Grounds of the Canons Obelisk at Junctio

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 May 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 205113

OS Grid Reference: TQ2777968288
OS Grid Coordinates: 527779, 168288
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3992, -0.1645

Location: A239, Merton, Greater London CR4 4LB

Locality: Merton
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: CR4 4LB

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Listing Text

TQ 2768
(north side)
12/95 Obelisk at junction with
Cricket Green (formerly
7.5.54 within the grounds of The

Monument. 1822. Rendered. Obelisk. Inset Portland stone tablet inscribed:
'In grateful recollection of the goodness of God through whose favours water has
been provided for this neighbourhood/God opened the rock and the waters gushed out,
they ran in dry places like a river. Psalm CV v 41/He turneth dry ground into water
springs. Psalm CVII V 35 / Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Psalm
CL v 6 / A fountain shall water the valley. Joel III v 18'. Erected to commemorate
relief of a serious drought.

Listing NGR: TQ2777968288

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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