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Obelisk in Garden Circ 20 Metres West of Bushell's Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Goosnargh, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361635

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185901

Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

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

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Listing Text

SD 53 NE GOOSNARGH GOOSNARGH LANE

5/54 Obelisk in garden c.20
metres west of Bushell's
Hospital
11.11.1966
GV II

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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