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Obelisk in Grounds Approximately 600 Metres West of House, Rainton with Newby

Description: Obelisk in Grounds Approximately 600 Metres West of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 330450

OS Grid Reference: SE3815276346
OS Grid Coordinates: 438152, 476346
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1815, -1.4169

Location: Rainton, North Yorkshire YO7 3PQ

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

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Listing Text


3/74 Obelisk in grounds
600 metres west of

- II

Obelisk. Probably 1733. Ashlar. Square base approximately 3.5 metres
wide. 2-stage plinth with moulded chamfers, approximately 2.5 metres
high. Tall shaft built in diminishing courses, now heavily weathered.
Height approximately 12 metres. This may be the 'pillar' referred to in
the Robinson family letters (Boynton p 102, n 5). The estate formerly
known as Newby Park. L. Boynton, 'Newby Park, the First Palladian Villa
in England', in H. Colvin and J. Harris (eds), The Country Seat, London,

Listing NGR: SE3815276346

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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