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Latitude: 51.7872 / 51°47'13"N
Longitude: -0.6497 / 0°38'58"W
OS Eastings: 493233
OS Northings: 210699
OS Grid: SP932106
Mapcode National: GBR F4N.Y9S
Mapcode Global: VHFRW.PBCS
Entry Name: Nell Gwynns Monument in Park Wood
Listing Date: 21 September 1951
Last Amended: 29 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078002
English Heritage Legacy ID: 355730
Location: Tring, Dacorum, Hertfordshire, HP23
Civil Parish: Tring
Built-Up Area: Wigginton
Traditional County: Hertfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire
Church of England Parish: Tring
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
TRING ODDY HILL
SP 91 SW
4/94 Nell Gwynn's Monument
21.9.51 in Park Wood
(Formerly listed as Nell
Obelisk. Early C18, for William Gore probably by James Gibbs as part of
landscaped setting of Tring Park. Limestone ashlar on red brick core.
Tall stone obelisk about 50ft high at roundepoint in wood on hillside
overlooking Tring Park. High square pedestal with moulded cap and base.
Tall tapering obelisk on boldly moulded base (2 tori with scotia
between). Concave point with ball finial pierced by spike. No
inscription. View NE along alley to Temple or Summer House (q.v.). James
Gibbs designed some ornamental buildings for William Gore (d.1739) Soane
Listing NGR: SP9323310699
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