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Birdwell Obelisk

A Grade II Listed Building in Rockingham, Barnsley

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.5015 / 53°30'5"N

Longitude: -1.4797 / 1°28'46"W

OS Eastings: 434609

OS Northings: 400662

OS Grid: SE346006

Mapcode National: GBR LW3Y.FJ

Mapcode Global: WHDD3.78M0

Entry Name: Birdwell Obelisk

Listing Date: 11 November 1966

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 333980

Location: Barnsley, S70

County: Barnsley

Electoral Ward/Division: Rockingham

Built-Up Area: Birdwell

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Worsbrough St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

WORSBROUGH THE WALK
SE30SW (south side),
Birdwell

1/105 Birdwell Obelisk
11.11.66
- II
Obelisk. Dated 1775, for the Second Earl of Strafford. Deeply-coursed, dressed
sandstone. Stepped plinth to die having stone inscribed 'Wentworth Castle /
3 Miles / 1775'; projecting band. Tall obelisk with pyramidal top.


Listing NGR: SE3460900662

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