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Corbet Memorial Approximately 280 West of Acton Reynald School

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8047 / 52°48'16"N

Longitude: -2.696 / 2°41'45"W

OS Eastings: 353178

OS Northings: 323241

OS Grid: SJ531232

Mapcode National: GBR 7K.WCNP

Mapcode Global: WH8B8.KRFQ

Entry Name: Corbet Memorial Approximately 280 West of Acton Reynald School

Listing Date: 29 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055375

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260105

Location: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Shawbury St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 5223-5323 SHAWBURY C.P. ACTON REYNALD
SJ 53176 23240

17/110 Corbet memorial
- approx. 280 metres
to west of Acton
Reynald School

GV II

Obelisk. Dated 1821. Grey sandstone ashlar. Square plan. Base consisting
of 2 steps. Battered plinth with panelled sides and coved cornice with
carved raven to west. Tall tapered obelisk. One panel inscribed: "THIS
OBELISK/WAS ERECTED BY/SIR ANDREW CORBET BART/TO COMMEMORATE THE BIRTH/OF
HIS GRANDSON/VINCENT ROWLAND CORBET/WHO WAS BORN AUGUST 11 1821/AT SIDMOUTH
AND CHRISTENED/AT MORETON CORBET/NOVEMBER 8 1821". Acton Reynald (q.v.)
was the Corbet family home.


Listing NGR: SJ5317823241

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