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Obelisk Approximately 400 Metres South East of Wroxton College

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wroxton, Oxfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0682 / 52°4'5"N

Longitude: -1.3893 / 1°23'21"W

OS Eastings: 441961

OS Northings: 241272

OS Grid: SP419412

Mapcode National: GBR 7SR.9L4

Mapcode Global: VHBYR.V8XT

Entry Name: Obelisk Approximately 400 Metres South East of Wroxton College

Listing Date: 23 February 1988

Last Amended: 20 September 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046770

English Heritage Legacy ID: 244758

Location: Wroxton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Wroxton

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Wroxton with Balscote

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

WROXTON DARK LANE
SP4040-4140
(South side)
10/201 Obelisk approx. 400m SE of
23.2.88 Wroxton College
(Formerly listed as Obelisk at
Wroxton Abbey)
II*
Obelisk. c.1750. Probably designed by Sanderson Miller as part of the
landscaping of Wroxton Abbey Estate. Tall slender obelisk of ironstone on a
square base. Inscription commemorates the visit of Frederick, Prince of Wales,
for the Banbury races 1739.
(VCH: Oxfordshire, Vol IX, p173; buildings of England, Oxfordshire, 1974, p864;
Wroxton Abbey Guidebook, published by Wroxton College, 1982, p11)


Listing NGR: SP4196141272

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