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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1259416
English Heritage Legacy ID: 462920
Location: High Peak, Derbyshire, SK17
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
SK07SW BISHOP'S LANE, Burbage
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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