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Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169, Butleigh

Description: Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169

Grade: II
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

Location: Butleigh, Somerset TA11 6NU

Locality: Butleigh
Local Authority: Mendip District Council
County: Somerset
Country: England
Postcode: TA11 6NU

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Listing Text


9/1 Colston Obelisk in Great Breach
Wood at NGR ST 5021 3169

- II

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

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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