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Description: Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 267715
OS Grid Reference: ST5021031690
OS Grid Coordinates: 350210, 131690
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0824, -2.7122
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BUTLEIGH CP -
9/1 Colston Obelisk in Great Breach
Wood at NGR ST 5021 3169
Memorial to a shooting accident. Dated 1852. Polished marble, on a squared rubble plinth. Classic obelisk with a
tapering shaft. Base inscribed:- "Here Fell Mortally Wounded By The Accidental Discharge Of A Gun Whilst Shooting With
Some Friends October 30th, 1852, Hungerford Colston*.
Listing NGR: ST5021031690
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Source: English Heritage
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