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Description: Farnborough Hall the Obelisk
Date Listed: 30 May 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305587
OS Grid Reference: SP4305048669
OS Grid Coordinates: 443050, 248669
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1347, -1.3724
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9/12 Farnborough Hall: The Obelisk
30/05/67 (Formerly listed as Obelisk)
Obelisk. c.1746; dated 1751 and 'Rebuilt 1823'. Possibly designed by Sanderson
Miller for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar. Tall and very slender. High
pedestal with moulded stepped base and cornice. Forms the focal point of the end
of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of C18 landscape
(G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon
Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life it and 18 February 1954. Buildings of
England: Warwickshire p.293).
Listing NGR: SP4304848670
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Source: English Heritage
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