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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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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

(South side)
10/201 Obelisk approx. 400m SE of
23.2.88 Wroxton College
(Formerly listed as Obelisk at
Wroxton Abbey)
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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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