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Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169

A Grade II Listed Building in Butleigh, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.0824 / 51°4'56"N

Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'43"W

OS Eastings: 350210

OS Northings: 131690

OS Grid: ST502316

Mapcode National: GBR MK.D4PC

Mapcode Global: FRA 5668.95S

Entry Name: Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1345075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267715

Location: Butleigh, Mendip, Somerset, TA11

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Butleigh

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


9/1 Colston Obelisk in Great Breach
Wood at NGR ST 5021 3169

- II

Memorial to a shooting accident. Dated 1852. Polished marble, on a squared rubble plinth. Classic obelisk with a
tapering shaft. Base inscribed:- "Here Fell Mortally Wounded By The Accidental Discharge Of A Gun Whilst Shooting With
Some Friends October 30th, 1852, Hungerford Colston*.

Listing NGR: ST5021031690

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