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The Obelisk, Warminster

Description: The Obelisk

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 28 April 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 313002

OS Grid Reference: ST8695445133
OS Grid Coordinates: 386954, 145133
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2053, -2.1881

Location: Church Street, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 8PS

Locality: Warminster
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 8PS

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Listing Text

The Obelisk
ST 8645 SE 5/39 28.4.52.


1783 commemorates the inclosure of the parish. On site of High, or Emwell,Cross.
Triangular stone tapering shaft on moulded triangular base. Small moulded
cap crowned with reeded urn and pineapple. Former drinking fountain with
lion's mask spout on east corner. No identification. A distinctive feature
of fine proportions at the road junction.

Listing NGR: ST8695445133

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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