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Latitude: 54.2071 / 54°12'25"N
Longitude: -0.8029 / 0°48'10"W
OS Eastings: 478178
OS Northings: 479695
OS Grid: SE781796
Mapcode National: GBR QMTS.ZN
Mapcode Global: WHFB2.MJW5
Entry Name: Obelisk Approximately 350 Metres North-East of Kirby Misperton Hall
Listing Date: 6 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1149704
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329278
Location: Kirby Misperton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Kirby Misperton
Built-Up Area: Kirby Misperton
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Kirby Misperton St Laurence
Church of England Diocese: York
KIRBY MISPERTON FLAMINGO LAND
SE 77 NE
7/16 Obelisk approximately 350
metres north-east of
Kirby Misperton Hall
Obelisk. 1812. Sandstone ashlar on tooled sandstone base and plinth.
Square on plan. Tapering column with moulded cornice, on moulded base and
plain plinth. Summit missing. The obelisk commemorates the gift of the
Kirby Misperton estate to the Blomberg family by the Crown. Charles
Blomberg was physician to Charles II and his descendant, Fred Blomberg,
reputed natural son of George III, was "whipping boy" and Chaplain to the
Prince Regent. J Rushton, The Ryedale Story, second edition, 1986; p 112.
Listing NGR: SE7817879695
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