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Obelisk About 70 Metres South of Dillington House

A Grade II Listed Building in Whitelackington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.9351 / 50°56'6"N

Longitude: -2.901 / 2°54'3"W

OS Eastings: 336786

OS Northings: 115459

OS Grid: ST367154

Mapcode National: GBR M9.PJVB

Mapcode Global: FRA 46TM.TXH

Entry Name: Obelisk About 70 Metres South of Dillington House

Listing Date: 29 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 264048

Location: Whitelackington, South Somerset, Somerset, TA19

County: Somerset

District: South Somerset

Civil Parish: Whitelackington

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Whitelackington

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


7/125 Obelisk, about 70 metres south of
Dillington House


Commemorative obelisk. Probably of circa 1840. Ham stone. Step base; moulded plinth, rectangular plan plain pedestal,
the long faces recessed slightly towards corners, with carvings in these recesses; pedestal about one metre high, the
obelisk another 2.5 metres high, having coat of arms carved on longer faces. Actual purpose unknown, but probably
intended as a landscape feature for Dillington House (q.v.).

Listing NGR: ST3678615459

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