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Description: Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House
Date Listed: 28 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 260463
OS Grid Reference: SJ5487126814
OS Grid Coordinates: 354871, 326814
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8369, -2.6714
LEE BROCKHURST C.P. LEE BRIDGE
SJ 52 NW
11/8 Obelisk approx.
- 25m east of Lee
28.10.60 Bridge House (formerly
listed as Monument)
Shown on O.S. map as Monument.
Obelisk. Dated 1812. Sandstone. Square section tapering to top
with cavetto-moulded plinth and square base; formerly surmounted by
ball finial. Inscription on plinth reads "The Tenantry of Besford
and Lee-Bridge erected this obelisk as a token of esteem to their landlord
Sir Andrew Vincent Corbet Bart. and to commemorate the coming of age
of his eldest son Vincent Rowland Corbet Esq." A short verse below
was illegible at time of resurvey (January 1986).
Listing NGR: SJ5487126814
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Source: English Heritage
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