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Obelisk in Grounds, Approximately 450 Metres South of House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rainton with Newby, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.1766 / 54°10'35"N

Longitude: -1.4056 / 1°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 438895

OS Northings: 475808

OS Grid: SE388758

Mapcode National: GBR LNM4.HK

Mapcode Global: WHD8V.C8XZ

Entry Name: Obelisk in Grounds, Approximately 450 Metres South of House

Listing Date: 27 September 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173139

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330448

Location: Rainton with Newby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7

County: North Yorkshire

District: Harrogate

Civil Parish: Rainton with Newby

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


3/72 Obelisk in grounds,
450 metres south of

- II

Obelisk. Probably 1733. Ashlar. Square base approximately 2.5 metres
wide with 2-tier square plinth above. Shaft approximately 7 metres
high. This may be the obelisk referred to in the Robinson family
letters (Boynton p 102, n 5). The estate originally called Newby Park.
L. Boynton, 'Newby Park, the First Palladian Villa in England'
pp 97-105, in H. Colvin and J. Harris(eds), The Country Seat, London,

Listing NGR: SE3889575808

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