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Obelisk in Grounds Approximately 600 Metres West of House

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

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1173147

English Heritage Legacy ID: 330450

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


3/74 Obelisk in grounds
600 metres west of

- II

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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