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Needle Obelisk at Ngr St 559 129

A Grade II Listed Building in Barwick, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9146 / 50°54'52"N

Longitude: -2.628 / 2°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 355946

OS Northings: 112978

OS Grid: ST559129

Mapcode National: GBR MP.QN0L

Mapcode Global: FRA 56DP.D03

Entry Name: Needle Obelisk at Ngr St 559 129

Listing Date: 30 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1057219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 263562

Location: Barwick, South Somerset, Somerset, BA22

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Barwick

Built-Up Area: Barwick

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/4 Needle Obelisk at NGR ST559 129



Obelisk. Circa 1775. Rough cut and coursed local stone with dressed stone cap. Square on plan, slender and sharp
pointed; about 2 metres square on base and approximately 12 metres high. Flat stone set in South faces about 4 metres
high, but np inscription evident. The South boundary marker, one of four of the Barwick Park estate, probably erected
by John Newman. (Barbara Jones, Follies and Grottoes, Constable 1974.)

Listing NGR: ST5594612978

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