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The Obelisk on North Hill

A Grade II Listed Building in Swanage, Dorset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6315 / 50°37'53"N

Longitude: -1.9698 / 1°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 402231

OS Northings: 81306

OS Grid: SZ022813

Mapcode National: GBR 453.6TY

Mapcode Global: FRA 67RD.QD9

Entry Name: The Obelisk on North Hill

Listing Date: 21 March 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 108272

Location: Swanage, Purbeck, Dorset, BH19

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Studland

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Studland St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SZ 03 SW
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ULWELL ROAD (OFF)
The Obelisk on North Hill


II
Originally erected in London, near St Mary Woolnoth's Church, in the mid C19. Brought to Swanage by George Burt, and erected on its present site in 1892, to commemorate the provision of a new water supply to the town. Re-erected. in 1973 after being taken down during the Second World War. Hexagonal granite obelisk on a two-stage base, with pointed top, standing on a prehistoric round barrow. A prominent feature of the landscape.

Listing NGR: SZ0223181306

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