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Description: Obelisk Approximately 400 Metres South East of Wroxton College
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
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WROXTON DARK LANE
10/201 Obelisk approx. 400m SE of
23.2.88 Wroxton College
(Formerly listed as Obelisk at
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
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Source: English Heritage
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