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3 Obelisks Within the Gardens of Edgemoor (Edgemoor Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in High Peak, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.2586 / 53°15'30"N

Longitude: -1.9483 / 1°56'53"W

OS Eastings: 403548

OS Northings: 373512

OS Grid: SK035735

Mapcode National: GBR GZVR.0L

Mapcode Global: WHBBS.1CJ7

Entry Name: 3 Obelisks Within the Gardens of Edgemoor (Edgemoor Not Included)

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 462920

Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

Town: High Peak

Electoral Ward/Division: Burbage

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Burbage and King Sterndale

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text


616-1/1/89 (West side)
3 obelisks within the gardens of
Edgemoor (Edgemoor not included)


Three obelisks. One is to South West of the lake, one to the
field behind and one is to rear of the house. c1788 designed
to hold 3 lamps to light John Carr's Crescent and originally
situated at the foot of The Slopes.
The lamps were replaced C19 and the obelisks moved in 1818.
Limestone. Tapering octagonal shaft with moulded spreading
base upon octagonal square cut plinth with 3 recessed panels.
The squared stone base to ground has chamfered corners.
Approximately 4m high.
(Hall I: Georgian Buxton: Chapel-en-le-Frith: 1984-: 25).

Listing NGR: SK0354873512

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