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Obelisk Base in the Avenue on East of Road to New Hartley, Seaton Valley

Description: Obelisk Base in the Avenue on East of Road to New Hartley

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236039

OS Grid Reference: NZ3169276305
OS Grid Coordinates: 431692, 576305
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0802, -1.5051

Location: St Michael's Avenue, Blyth, Northumberland NE26 4QT

Locality: Seaton Valley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE26 4QT

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Listing Text

NZ 37 NW
(North side)
The Avenue
5/75 Obelisk base in
the Avenue, on
east of road to
New Hartley
Obelisk base, C18. Squared stone. Square structure with chamfered and moulded
plinths and moulded cap, present height c.4 metres. The obelisk reputedly
marks the spot where Admiral George Delaval suffered a fatal fall whilst riding
on June 22nd 1723.

Listing NGR: NZ3169276305

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Source: English Heritage

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