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Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House, Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Description: Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House

Grade: II
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

Location: A49, Moreton Corbet, Shropshire SY4 5QG

Locality: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 5QG

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Listing Text

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

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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