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Latitude: 51.6658 / 51°39'57"N
Longitude: -0.1989 / 0°11'56"W
OS Eastings: 524657
OS Northings: 197876
OS Grid: TQ246978
Mapcode National: GBR BY.NHV
Mapcode Global: VHGQ5.HDP9
Entry Name: Hadley Highstone
Listing Date: 18 July 1949
Last Amended: 7 April 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1078808
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198895
Location: Barnet, London, EN5
Electoral Ward/Division: High Barnet
Built-Up Area: Barnet
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: South Mymms
Church of England Diocese: St.Albans
5004 GREAT NORTH ROAD
(Formerly listed under
Great North Road)
TQ 2497 9/2 18.7.49
Erected circa 1740 by Sir Jeremy Sambrook to commemorate the Battle of Barnet 1471.
A stone obelisk about 12 ft high with an inscription: 'Here was fought the famous
battle between Edward IV and the Earl of Warwick, April 14th 1471, in which the Earl
was defeated and slain'. The obelisk stood originally about 200 yds further south,
but was moved in the present site circa 1840.
Listing NGR: TQ2465797876
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