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Description: Corbet Memorial Approximately 280 West of Acton Reynald School
Date Listed: 29 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260105
OS Grid Reference: SJ5317823241
OS Grid Coordinates: 353178, 323241
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8047, -2.6960
SJ 5223-5323 SHAWBURY C.P. ACTON REYNALD
SJ 53176 23240
17/110 Corbet memorial
- approx. 280 metres
to west of Acton
Obelisk. Dated 1821. Grey sandstone ashlar. Square plan. Base consisting
of 2 steps. Battered plinth with panelled sides and coved cornice with
carved raven to west. Tall tapered obelisk. One panel inscribed: "THIS
OBELISK/WAS ERECTED BY/SIR ANDREW CORBET BART/TO COMMEMORATE THE BIRTH/OF
HIS GRANDSON/VINCENT ROWLAND CORBET/WHO WAS BORN AUGUST 11 1821/AT SIDMOUTH
AND CHRISTENED/AT MORETON CORBET/NOVEMBER 8 1821". Acton Reynald (q.v.)
was the Corbet family home.
Listing NGR: SJ5317823241
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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