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Obelisk and Stocks

A Grade II* Listed Building in Broughton in Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.2778 / 54°16'40"N

Longitude: -3.2113 / 3°12'40"W

OS Eastings: 321225

OS Northings: 487581

OS Grid: SD212875

Mapcode National: GBR 6L0Z.K9

Mapcode Global: WH71Q.NQ0Y

Plus Code: 9C6R7QHQ+4F

Entry Name: Obelisk and Stocks

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 75829

Location: Broughton West, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA20

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Broughton West

Built-Up Area: Broughton in Furness

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Broughton-in-Furness St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


23/58 Obelisk and stocks


G.V. II*

Obelisk and stocks. Obelisk erected in 1810 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee
of George III; date of stocks uncertain. Ashlar. 4 square steps and plinth
with brass plate to south-east side. Obelisk has torus moulding to base.
Stocks have 2 round-headed posts with slots to inner faces for wooden boards,
later replacements. The Square is a planned development, an unusual feature
in a Cumbrian village.

Listing NGR: SD2122587581

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

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