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Birdwell Obelisk, Birdwell

Description: Birdwell Obelisk

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333980

OS Grid Reference: SE3460900662
OS Grid Coordinates: 434609, 400662
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5015, -1.4797

Locality: Birdwell
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S70 5XA

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Listing Text

SE30SW (south side),

1/105 Birdwell Obelisk
- II
Obelisk. Dated 1775, for the Second Earl of Strafford. Deeply-coursed, dressed
sandstone. Stepped plinth to die having stone inscribed 'Wentworth Castle /
3 Miles / 1775'; projecting band. Tall obelisk with pyramidal top.

Listing NGR: SE3460900662

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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