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Latitude: 52.8369 / 52°50'13"N
Longitude: -2.6714 / 2°40'16"W
OS Eastings: 354871
OS Northings: 326814
OS Grid: SJ548268
Mapcode National: GBR 7L.TCMD
Mapcode Global: WH8B2.YY3H
Entry Name: Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House
Listing Date: 28 October 1960
Last Amended: 16 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1056036
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260463
Location: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhu
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Lee Brockhurst St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
LEE BROCKHURST C.P. LEE BRIDGE
SJ 52 NW
11/8 Obelisk approx.
- 25m east of Lee
28.10.60 Bridge House (formerly
listed as Monument)
Shown on O.S. map as Monument.
Obelisk. Dated 1812. Sandstone. Square section tapering to top
with cavetto-moulded plinth and square base; formerly surmounted by
ball finial. Inscription on plinth reads "The Tenantry of Besford
and Lee-Bridge erected this obelisk as a token of esteem to their landlord
Sir Andrew Vincent Corbet Bart. and to commemorate the coming of age
of his eldest son Vincent Rowland Corbet Esq." A short verse below
was illegible at time of resurvey (January 1986).
Listing NGR: SJ5487126814
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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