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Obelisk, Burton-cum-Walden

Description: Obelisk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 322496

OS Grid Reference: SE0171986643
OS Grid Coordinates: 401719, 486643
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2754, -1.9751

Location: Front Nook, Burton cum Walden, North Yorkshire DL8 4JW

Locality: Burton-cum-Walden
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4JW

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Listing Text

SE 0086-0186
West Burton
13/15 Obelisk

Market cross. 1820 and 1889. Coursed rubble, stone slabs and ashlar.
Octagonal plan. Base of 5 steps with coursed rubble risers and slab treads.
Coursed rubble obelisk. Approximately two-thirds of way up, ashlar band
with a Maltese cross incised on each side, and "ERECTED" "1820" on 2 sides
facing south-west, and "REST" "ORED" "1889" on 3 sides facing north. The
uppermost quarter of solid ashlar with ball finial and weather-vane, a
replacement of 1889, the earlier top now being incorporated into The Barn

Listing NGR: SE0171986643

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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