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Description: The Obelisk
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
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5/52 The Obelisk
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
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Source: English Heritage
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