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Farnborough Hall the Obelisk

A Grade II Listed Building in Farnborough, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1347 / 52°8'4"N

Longitude: -1.3724 / 1°22'20"W

OS Eastings: 443050

OS Northings: 248669

OS Grid: SP430486

Mapcode National: GBR 7S0.1V0

Mapcode Global: VHCVV.5L9Y

Entry Name: Farnborough Hall the Obelisk

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 21 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 305587

Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Farnborough

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text

9/12 Farnborough Hall: The Obelisk
30/05/67 (Formerly listed as Obelisk)


Obelisk. c.1746; dated 1751 and 'Rebuilt 1823'. Possibly designed by Sanderson
Miller for William Holbech. Limestone ashlar. Tall and very slender. High
pedestal with moulded stepped base and cornice. Forms the focal point of the end
of the Terrace Walk, probably by Miller, a major example of C18 landscape
(G. Jackson-Stops: Farnborough Hall: National Trust Guidebook 1984. Gordon
Nares: Farnborough Hall: Country Life it and 18 February 1954. Buildings of
England: Warwickshire p.293).

Listing NGR: SP4304848670

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