Description: Obelisk in Grounds Approximately 600 Metres West of House
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
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SE 37 NE RAINTON WITH NEWBY BALDERSBY PARK
3/74 Obelisk in grounds
600 metres west of
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
Source: English Heritage
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