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Belwood Obelisk

A Grade II Listed Building in Belton, North Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5574 / 53°33'26"N

Longitude: -0.8002 / 0°48'0"W

OS Eastings: 479574

OS Northings: 407416

OS Grid: SE795074

Mapcode National: GBR QWV9.KJ

Mapcode Global: WHFF5.PV47

Entry Name: Belwood Obelisk

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083288

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165063

Location: Belton, North Lincolnshire, DN9

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Belton

Built-Up Area: Belton (North Lincolnshire) BU

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Belton All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Listing Text

SE 70 NE BELTON BELTON ROAD
SE 7957 0740 (north side, off)

7/7 Belwood Obelisk
15.7.87

- II

Obelisk. Probably mid-late C18 for Alan or William Johnson of Temple
Belwood. Brown brick with sandstone ashlar dressings. Brick pedestal with
plain ashlar base and cap, surmounted by brick obelisk with pointed ashlar
cap. The south side of the obelisk contains 3 rectangular openings,
somewhat damaged, probably nesting holes. Overall height approximately 10
metres. Reputedly built in memory of a favourite horse and hound. In
serious disrepair at time of resurvey. N Pevsner and J Harris, The
Buildings of England: Lincolnshire, 1978, p 188.


Listing NGR: SE7957407416

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