Description: Cumberland Obelisk
Date Listed: 17 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 289768
OS Grid Reference: SU9759770453
OS Grid Coordinates: 497597, 170453
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4247, -0.5977
SU 97 SE EGHAM WINDSOR GREAT PARK
- Cumberland Obelisk
Cumberland Obelisk. Commemorating death of William, Duke of Cumberland in 1765.
Tapered square column on a classical base surmounted by a sun symbol. Inscribed
by HM King William IV 'Raised by the command of King George the Second to
commemorate the services of his son William, Duke of Cumberland and the success
of his arms and the gratitude of his Father'. Garter symbol carved in base on
sides facing S and W. Base tablet facing N carved with laurel wreath surmounted
by Royal crest inscribed 'W.A. Born April 15th 1721 Died October 31st 1765'.
Column above N tablet incised 'CUMBERLAND'.
Listing NGR: SU9759770453
Source: English Heritage
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