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Latitude: 51.5181 / 51°31'5"N
Longitude: -0.1113 / 0°6'40"W
OS Eastings: 531145
OS Northings: 181597
OS Grid: TQ311815
Mapcode National: GBR M9.5Z
Mapcode Global: VHGR0.131K
Entry Name: Obelisk Marking City Boundary on South Side of Road
Listing Date: 5 June 1972
Last Amended: 1 February 1999
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064637
English Heritage Legacy ID: 199512
Location: City of London, London, EC1N
District: City and County of the City of London
Electoral Ward/Division: Farringdon Without
Built-Up Area: City of London
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): City of London
Church of England Parish: St Alban Holborn
Church of England Diocese: London
TQ31SINW HIGH HOLBORN
627-0/1/3 (South side)
05/06/72 Obelisk marking city
boundary on South side of road
(Formerly listed as:
CAMDEN HIGH HOLBORN
2 Obelisks marking city
boundary on each side
(Formerly Listed as:
Pair of obelisks marking
the boundary of the City
Obelisk marking City boundary on south side of roadway. Mid C19. Granite. Formerly surmounted by lantern, now with gilded Griffin. Forms a pair with an, identical obelisk on the north side of the roadway in the LB of Camden. Both obelisks were originally listed in the City of London on 05/06/72 and also included in the Camden list of 14/05/74.
Following boundary changes of 1 April 1994 the northern obelisk is within the LB of Camden and the southern obelisk in the City of London.
Listing NGR: TQ3114981618
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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