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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
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
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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