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Description: The Obelisk Approximately 80 Metres West of Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 6 March 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 331057
OS Grid Reference: SE2746069253
OS Grid Coordinates: 427460, 469253
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1184, -1.5814
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SE 2769 LINDRICK WITH STUDLEY STUDLEY PARK
ROYAL AND FOUNTAINS
9/53 The Obelisk approximately
80 metres west of Church
6.3.67 of St Mary
Obelisk. c1805 for Elizabeth Aislabie. Ashlar. Base, corniced pedestal
approximately 3 metres high, obelisk approximately 15 metres high. It is
set diagonally and was the culmination of the long drive and view to Ripon
Cathedral, before the construction of St Mary's church (qv). Elizabeth
Aislabie was the wife of Charles Allanson of Bramham and daughter of William
Aislabie (d1781) who had continued his father's work at Studley Royal. The
obelisk replaced a stepped pyramid of exactly the same height, which William
had erected in 1742 to the memory of John Aislabie, his father. A Scheduled
Ancient Monument. W T C Walker, personal communication.
Listing NGR: SE2746069253
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Source: English Heritage
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