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Obelisk on South Bank in Garden of Number 17 Moor Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Three Rivers, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1100840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 158791

Location: Three Rivers, Hertfordshire, WD3

County: Hertfordshire

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

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Listing Text

TQ 0694 SW RICKMANSWORTH GRAND UNION CANAL
(South side)
Rickmansworth

13/148 Obelisk on S bank in
garden of No. 17
Moor Lane (q.v.)

II


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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