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Obelisk About 70 Metres South of Dillington House, Whitelackington

Description: Obelisk About 70 Metres South of Dillington House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 264048

OS Grid Reference: ST3678615459
OS Grid Coordinates: 336786, 115459
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9351, -2.9010

Location: Whitelackington, Somerset TA19 9DZ

Locality: Whitelackington
Local Authority: South Somerset District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA19 9DZ

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Listing Text


7/125 Obelisk, about 70 metres south of
Dillington House


Commemorative obelisk. Probably of circa 1840. Ham stone. Step base; moulded plinth, rectangular plan plain pedestal,
the long faces recessed slightly towards corners, with carvings in these recesses; pedestal about one metre high, the
obelisk another 2.5 metres high, having coat of arms carved on longer faces. Actual purpose unknown, but probably
intended as a landscape feature for Dillington House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST3678615459

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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