Description: Obelisk Approximately 350 Metres North-East of Kirby Misperton Hall
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
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KIRBY MISPERTON FLAMINGO LAND
SE 77 NE
7/16 Obelisk approximately 350
metres north-east of
Kirby Misperton Hall
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
Source: English Heritage
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