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Obelisk Approximately 350 Metres North-East of Kirby Misperton Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1149704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 329278

Location: Kirby Misperton, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO17

County: North Yorkshire

District: Ryedale

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

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Listing Text

KIRBY MISPERTON FLAMINGO LAND
SE 77 NE
7/16 Obelisk approximately 350
metres north-east of
Kirby Misperton Hall

- II

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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