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Latitude: 51.1093 / 51°6'33"N
Longitude: -2.3253 / 2°19'31"W
OS Eastings: 377321
OS Northings: 134500
OS Grid: ST773345
Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.6YK
Mapcode Global: VH97Z.NC1X
Entry Name: The Obelisk
Listing Date: 6 January 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283405
English Heritage Legacy ID: 321269
Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12
Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Upper Stour
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD PARK
ST 73 SE
6/163 The Obelisk
Obelisk. 1839-40 for Henry Hugh Hoare, to replace the 1746 obelisk
by Privet. Bath stone tapered shaft on square green limestone
base. Top surmounted by metal sun disc. Memorial plaque on side
facing house, from original obelisk and placed here by Colt Hoare
1815, to his grandfather Henry Hoare. Stands in important position
at end of turfed terrace walk and in line with centre of west front
of Stourhead House (q.v.).
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)
Listing NGR: ST7732134500
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