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Obelisk Approximately 400 Metres South East of Wroxton College, Wroxton

Description: Obelisk Approximately 400 Metres South East of Wroxton College

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 244758

OS Grid Reference: SP4196141272
OS Grid Coordinates: 441961, 241272
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0682, -1.3893

Location: Wroxton, Oxfordshire OX15 6QQ

Locality: Wroxton
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX15 6QQ

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Listing Text

(South side)
10/201 Obelisk approx. 400m SE of
23.2.88 Wroxton College
(Formerly listed as Obelisk at
Wroxton Abbey)
Obelisk. c.1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller as part of the
landscaping of Wroxton Abbey Estate. Tall slender obelisk of ironstone on a
square base. Inscription commemorates the visit of Frederick, Prince of Wales,
for the Banbury races 1739.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p173; buildings of England, Oxfordshire, 1974, p864;
Wroxton Abbey Guidebook, published by Wroxton College, 1982, p11)

Listing NGR: SP4196141272

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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