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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1046770
English Heritage Legacy ID: 244758
Location: Wroxton, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX15
Civil Parish: Wroxton
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wroxton with Balscote
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
WROXTON DARK LANE
10/201 Obelisk approx. 400m SE of
23.2.88 Wroxton College
(Formerly listed as Obelisk at
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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