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Obelisk in Grounds, Approximately 450 Metres South of House, Rainton with Newby

Description: Obelisk in Grounds, Approximately 450 Metres South of House

Grade: II
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

Location: Park Road, Asenby, North Yorkshire YO7 3PG

Locality: Rainton with Newby
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO7 3PG

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Listing Text


3/72 Obelisk in grounds,
450 metres south of

- II

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

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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