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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1355432
English Heritage Legacy ID: 305587
Location: Farnborough, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, OX17
Civil Parish: Farnborough
Traditional County: Warwickshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire
Church of England Parish: Farnborough St Botolph
Church of England Diocese: Coventry
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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