Description: Obelisk in Grounds, Approximately 450 Metres South of House
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 330448
OS Grid Reference: SE3889575808
OS Grid Coordinates: 438895, 475808
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1766, -1.4056
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SE 37 NE RAINTON WITH NEWBY BALDERSBY PARK
3/72 Obelisk in grounds,
450 metres south of
Obelisk. Probably 1733. Ashlar. Square base approximately 2.5 metres
wide with 2-tier square plinth above. Shaft approximately 7 metres
high. This may be the obelisk referred to in the Robinson family
letters (Boynton p 102, n 5). The estate originally called Newby Park.
L. Boynton, 'Newby Park, the First Palladian Villa in England'
pp 97-105, in H. Colvin and J. Harris(eds), The Country Seat, London,
Listing NGR: SE3889575808
Source: English Heritage
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