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Latitude: 52.9187 / 52°55'7"N
Longitude: -4.1001 / 4°6'0"W
OS Eastings: 258897
OS Northings: 337763
OS Grid: SH588377
Mapcode National: GBR 5R.N0J8
Mapcode Global: WH55L.ZWQT
Entry Name: Stone needle 500m SW of Plas Penrhyn
Listing Date: 23 August 2002
Last Amended: 23 August 2002
Source ID: 26883
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: In a field on an elevated site some 500m SW of Plas Penrhyn, with commanding views across the Traeth Mawr.
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Apparently built as an eyecatcher to serve Plas Penrhyn, probably at the time of the latter's remodelling for the industrialist Samuel Holland c1830.
Narrow stone needle of obelisk type, approximately 3m in height; a single piece of slatestone.
Listed as a second-quarter C19 eye-catcher.
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