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Obelisk, Cranleigh

Description: Obelisk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 291713

OS Grid Reference: TQ0606939031
OS Grid Coordinates: 506069, 139031
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1407, -0.4852

Location: Ewhurst Road, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AU

Locality: Cranleigh
Local Authority: Waverley Borough Council
County: Surrey
Country: England
Postcode: GU6 8AU

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Listing Text

(At Junction with
Ewhurst Road)

6/74 Obelisk


Obelisk. Erected in 1794 by Dr. Jacob Ellery to commemorate the opening of the
turnpike road through Cranleigh from Guildford to Horsham. Sandstone block
step plinth with tooled ashlar pedestal above. Octagonal plan obelisk above,
cement rendered, and rising to approx 20' high. Cast iron plates manufactured
by J. Champion of Cranleigh, fixed to north and south sides, giving mileages to
adjoining towns and villages.

Listing NGR: TQ0606939031

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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