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Latitude: 54.1815 / 54°10'53"N
Longitude: -1.4169 / 1°25'0"W
OS Eastings: 438152
OS Northings: 476346
OS Grid: SE381763
Mapcode National: GBR LNK2.1T
Mapcode Global: WHD8V.65J7
Entry Name: Obelisk in Grounds Approximately 600 Metres West of House
Listing Date: 27 September 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1173147
English Heritage Legacy ID: 330450
Location: Rainton with Newby, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, YO7
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Rainton with Newby
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
SE 37 NE RAINTON WITH NEWBY BALDERSBY PARK
3/74 Obelisk in grounds
600 metres west of
Obelisk. Probably 1733. Ashlar. Square base approximately 3.5 metres
wide. 2-stage plinth with moulded chamfers, approximately 2.5 metres
high. Tall shaft built in diminishing courses, now heavily weathered.
Height approximately 12 metres. This may be the 'pillar' referred to in
the Robinson family letters (Boynton p 102, n 5). The estate formerly
known as Newby Park. L. Boynton, 'Newby Park, the First Palladian Villa
in England', in H. Colvin and J. Harris (eds), The Country Seat, London,
Listing NGR: SE3815276346
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