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Hadley Highstone

A Grade II Listed Building in High Barnet, London

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1078808

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198895

Location: Barnet, London, EN5

County: London

District: Barnet

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

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Listing Text

Hadley Highstone
Monken Hadley

Hadley Highstone
(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

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

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