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Description: Obelisk at Junction with Cricket Green Formerly Within the Grounds of the Canons
Obelisk at Junctio
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
LONDON BOROUGH OF MERTON MADEIRA ROAD, Mitcham
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
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