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Obelisk Approximately 350 Metres North-East of Kirby Misperton Hall, Kirby Misperton

Description: Obelisk Approximately 350 Metres North-East of Kirby Misperton Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 329278

OS Grid Reference: SE7817879695
OS Grid Coordinates: 478178, 479695
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2070, -0.8029

Location: Kirby Misperton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire YO17 6UX

Locality: Kirby Misperton
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO17 6UX

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Listing Text

SE 77 NE
7/16 Obelisk approximately 350
metres north-east of
Kirby Misperton Hall

- II

Obelisk. 1812. Sandstone ashlar on tooled sandstone base and plinth.
Square on plan. Tapering column with moulded cornice, on moulded base and
plain plinth. Summit missing. The obelisk commemorates the gift of the
Kirby Misperton estate to the Blomberg family by the Crown. Charles
Blomberg was physician to Charles II and his descendant, Fred Blomberg,
reputed natural son of George III, was "whipping boy" and Chaplain to the
Prince Regent. J Rushton, The Ryedale Story, second edition, 1986; p 112.

Listing NGR: SE7817879695

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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