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Latitude: 51.6354 / 51°38'7"N
Longitude: -0.4629 / 0°27'46"W
OS Eastings: 506471
OS Northings: 194068
OS Grid: TQ064940
Mapcode National: GBR 1S.MYR
Mapcode Global: VHFSR.X5M5
Entry Name: Obelisk on South Bank in Garden of Number 17 Moor Lane
Listing Date: 3 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1100840
English Heritage Legacy ID: 158791
Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3
District: Three Rivers
Town: Three Rivers
Electoral Ward/Division: Rickmansworth Town
Built-Up Area: Rickmansworth
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Rickmansworth
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TQ 0694 SW RICKMANSWORTH GRAND UNION CANAL
13/148 Obelisk on S bank in
garden of No. 17
Moor Lane (q.v.)
Obelisk in a pond on the S bank of the Grand Union Canal serving as a
water gauge. 1825, dated in inscription. For Company of Grand Junction
Canal. Stone. Moulded base and cornice with shallow pediments about 1/3
of the way up the obelisk which is about 2½m high. 2 faces inscribed
testifying to an agreement between John Dickinson at Batchworth Mill,
the landowner R. Williams of Moor Park (q.v.) and the Grand Junction
Canal whereby the water level at this spot was fixed following a long
dispute. (A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.119).
Listing NGR: TQ0647194068
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