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Obelisk at National Grid Reference So 7523

A Grade II* Listed Building in Eastnor, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0383 / 52°2'17"N

Longitude: -2.3625 / 2°21'44"W

OS Eastings: 375232

OS Northings: 237827

OS Grid: SO752378

Mapcode National: GBR 0GK.3KF

Mapcode Global: VH93J.01D8

Entry Name: Obelisk at National Grid Reference So 7523

Listing Date: 10 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1266786

English Heritage Legacy ID: 152460

Location: Eastnor, County of Herefordshire, HR8

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Eastnor

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Eastnor

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

SO 73 NE,


Obelisk at NGR SO 7523 3783


Obelisk. Erected in 1812, probably to the designs of Sir R Smirke, for
2nd Lord Somers. Ashlar. Square panelled base on a tooled plinth; stepped
top over a plain band. Tapering shaft with pyramidal top. Inscribed panels
on each side of the base; on the north side to the Honourable Edward Cocks
who fell at Burgos, Spain in 1812 and in whose memory the obelisk was
erected; on the east side to Lord Chancellor Somers, died 1806; on the south
side to Ensign James Cocks, died 1758.

Listing NGR: SO7523237827

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