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Needle Obelisk at Ngr St 559 129, Barwick

Description: Needle Obelisk at Ngr St 559 129

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 263562

OS Grid Reference: ST5594612978
OS Grid Coordinates: 355946, 112978
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9146, -2.6280

Location: A37, Barwick, Somerset BA22 9RD

Locality: Barwick
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: BA22 9RD

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Listing Text


5/4 Needle Obelisk at NGR ST559 129



Obelisk. Circa 1775. Rough cut and coursed local stone with dressed stone cap. Square on plan, slender and sharp
pointed; about 2 metres square on base and approximately 12 metres high. Flat stone set in South faces about 4 metres
high, but np inscription evident. The South boundary marker, one of four of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected
by John Newman. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable 1974.)

Listing NGR: ST5594612978

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Source: English Heritage

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