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Obelisk at Junction of Thrapston Road and Irthlingborough Road, Finedon

Description: Obelisk at Junction of Thrapston Road and Irthlingborough Road

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 September 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 233683

OS Grid Reference: SP9214672153
OS Grid Coordinates: 492146, 272153
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3397, -0.6489

Location: Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire NN9 5DF

Locality: Finedon
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN9 5DF

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Listing Text

SP97SW (West side)
2/32 Obelisk at junction of
23/09/50 Thrapston Road and
Irthlingborough Road

- II

Obelisk, c.1789. Erected for Sir English Dolbn by Sumpter of Irthlingborough.
Squared coursed limestone. Short obelisk on square plinth with plain cornice.
Plain limestone tablet to ach face. Probably erected as a direction pillar and
to record the return to sanity of George III.
(Finedon Otherwse Thingdon by J.H.L. Bailey, p.44).

Listing NGR: SP9214672153

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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