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Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.8369 / 52°50'13"N

Longitude: -2.6714 / 2°40'16"W

OS Eastings: 354871

OS Northings: 326814

OS Grid: SJ548268

Mapcode National: GBR 7L.TCMD

Mapcode Global: WH8B2.YY3H

Entry Name: Obelisk Approximately 25 Metres East of Lee Bridge House

Listing Date: 28 October 1960

Last Amended: 16 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1056036

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260463

Location: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Moreton Corbet and Lee Brockhurst

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Lee Brockhurst St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 52 NW
11/8 Obelisk approx.
- 25m east of Lee
28.10.60 Bridge House (formerly
listed as Monument)
Shown on O.S. map as Monument.
Obelisk. Dated 1812. Sandstone. Square section tapering to top
with cavetto-moulded plinth and square base; formerly surmounted by
ball finial. Inscription on plinth reads "The Tenantry of Besford
and Lee-Bridge erected this obelisk as a token of esteem to their landlord
Sir Andrew Vincent Corbet Bart. and to commemorate the coming of age
of his eldest son Vincent Rowland Corbet Esq." A short verse below
was illegible at time of resurvey (January 1986).

Listing NGR: SJ5487126814

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

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