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Latitude: 53.8262 / 53°49'34"N
Longitude: -2.6704 / 2°40'13"W
OS Eastings: 355968
OS Northings: 436872
OS Grid: SD559368
Mapcode National: GBR 9SS6.N4
Mapcode Global: WH85F.Y3K1
Entry Name: Obelisk in Garden Circ 20 Metres West of Bushell's Hospital
Listing Date: 11 November 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361635
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185901
Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3
Civil Parish: Goosnargh
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Goosnargh St Mary The Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 53 NE GOOSNARGH GOOSNARGH LANE
5/54 Obelisk in garden c.20
metres west of Bushell's
Obelisk, dated 1841 by inscription. Dressed sandstone. Square pedestal
with moulded base and cap, fielded panel in each side; obelisk with moulded
base, a ball at each corner on which the needle appears to stand. The
panel on the east side of the pedestal is lettered:
THIS OBELISK/ WAS ERECTED/ A.D. 1841/ WHEN THE HOSPITAL/ OF/
GOOSNARGH/ WAS ENLARGED/ AS A RECORD TO THE/ MEMORY OF/
WILLIAM BUSHELL M.D./ ITS BENEVOLENT FOUNDER.
Listing NGR: SD5596836872
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