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Latitude: 51.4247 / 51°25'28"N
Longitude: -0.5977 / 0°35'51"W
OS Eastings: 497597
OS Northings: 170453
OS Grid: SU975704
Mapcode National: GBR F95.RP2
Mapcode Global: VHFTN.LGD5
Entry Name: Cumberland Obelisk
Listing Date: 17 November 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1378045
English Heritage Legacy ID: 289768
Location: Runnymede, Surrey, TW20
Electoral Ward/Division: Englefield Green West
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Englefield Green
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
SU 97 SE EGHAM WINDSOR GREAT PARK
- Cumberland Obelisk
Cumberland Obelisk. Commemorating death of William, Duke of Cumberland in 1765.
Tapered square column on a classical base surmounted by a sun symbol. Inscribed
by HM King William IV 'Raised by the command of King George the Second to
commemorate the services of his son William, Duke of Cumberland and the success
of his arms and the gratitude of his Father'. Garter symbol carved in base on
sides facing S and W. Base tablet facing N carved with laurel wreath surmounted
by Royal crest inscribed 'W.A. Born April 15th 1721 Died October 31st 1765'.
Column above N tablet incised 'CUMBERLAND'.
Listing NGR: SU9759770453
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