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The Obelisk

A Grade II Listed Building in Ramsgate, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3318 / 51°19'54"N

Longitude: 1.4234 / 1°25'24"E

OS Eastings: 638575

OS Northings: 164756

OS Grid: TR385647

Mapcode National: GBR X0M.DQ7

Mapcode Global: VHMCW.MSCD

Entry Name: The Obelisk

Listing Date: 4 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086090

English Heritage Legacy ID: 171988

Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11

County: Kent

District: Thanet

Civil Parish: Ramsgate

Built-Up Area: Ramsgate

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR
TR 3864 NE
14/352 The Obelisk
GV II

Obelisk. 1822 to 23, by John Shaw. Dunleary stone. Fifty two and a half
feet high. Inscribed (in English and Latin).
To
George the Fourth
King of Great Britain and Ireland
The Inhabitants and Visitors of Ramsgate
and the
Directors and Trustees of the Harbour
have erected this
Obelisk
as a grateful record
of his Majesty's gracious condescension
in selecting this Port
for
his Embarkation on the 25th September
in Progress to his Kingdom of Hanover
and his happy Return
on the 8th November 1821

Listing NGR: TR3857564756

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