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Obelisk Approximately 150 Metres East of Newton House, Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby

Description: Obelisk Approximately 150 Metres East of Newton House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 327540

OS Grid Reference: NZ8886704006
OS Grid Coordinates: 488867, 504006
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4237, -0.6318

Location: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby, North Yorkshire YO22 5HU

Locality: Eskdaleside cum Ugglebarnby
Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO22 5HU

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Listing Text

NZ 80 SE
9/68 Obelisk approximately
one hundred and fifty
metres east of Newton
Wellhead and obelisk. Possibly 1882. Tooled sandstone and sandstone
ashlar with timber sluice gate. Square on plan. Stepped plinth below
tall die with overhanging flat cap, surmounted by obelisk. East and west
sides of die carry long Latin inscriptions. East side reads:
Quae dat aquas, saxo laiet
Hospita nympha sub imo
Sic tu cum dederis dona,
Latere relis
Nesciat sinistra Quid
Dextra porrigat
West side largely illegible but the name Ionas Browne and the characters
LXXXII are visible. Obelisk said to commemorate the transformation of
moorland into a pleasure garden.

Listing NGR: NZ8886704006

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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