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Latitude: 51.4802 / 51°28'48"N
Longitude: -0.6071 / 0°36'25"W
OS Eastings: 496823
OS Northings: 176618
OS Grid: SU968766
Mapcode National: GBR F8L.3BN
Mapcode Global: VHFTG.F2D2
Entry Name: Jubilee Obelisk
Listing Date: 2 October 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1117765
English Heritage Legacy ID: 40399
Location: Windsor and Maidenhead, SL4
County: Windsor and Maidenhead
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle Without
Built-Up Area: Windsor
Traditional County: Berkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire
Church of England Parish: New Windsor
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
1 BACHELOR'S ACRE
SU 9676 NE 3/128
Portland stone obelisk on corniced plinth. The inscriptions have been renewed.
Erected 19 May 1810. One plaque reads as follows: "Grand National Jubilee celebrated
25 October 1809. The Bachelors of Windsor hereby gratefully record the condescension
of HM Queen Charlotte and her August Family in honouring them with their presence
in this Acre to witness the roasting of an ox, the gift of R O Fenwick Esq of
the Royal Horse Guards Blue, of which as also Plum Puddings provided by the
Bachelors, they graciously partook amidst the acclamation of the joyful populace
to whom this old English Fare was distributed". The other plaque records the
Jubilee event ... the Obelisk to commemorate the Happy Event of HM King George
III entering the 50th year of his reign, was erected by the Bachelors of Windsor
as a tribute of their gratitude for the particular esteem he has on all occasions
manifested for their native town".
Listing NGR: SU9682876644
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