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The Obelisk, Holkham

Description: The Obelisk

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 223337

OS Grid Reference: TF8836441967
OS Grid Coordinates: 588364, 341967
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9420, 0.8018

Locality: Holkham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR23 1AB

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Listing Text


5/52 The Obelisk


G.V, II*

Square column of limestone, 80 feet high, on axis with Holkham Hall. Erected
1729-30. Vermiculated and rusticated base panels. The obelisk stands on the
highest point of the estate and is amid to mark the beginning of building works
for the Hall and Park.

Listing NGR: TF8836441967

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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