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Latitude: 51.7316 / 51°43'53"N
Longitude: -2.1838 / 2°11'1"W
OS Eastings: 387399
OS Northings: 203664
OS Grid: SO873036
Mapcode National: GBR 1MT.DNW
Mapcode Global: VH94Z.3QBY
Entry Name: Obelisk Monument Approximately 120 Metres South of Nether Lypiatt Manor
Listing Date: 21 October 1955
Last Amended: 24 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1091070
English Heritage Legacy ID: 133163
Location: Brimscombe and Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6
Civil Parish: Brimscombe and Thrupp
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Stroud Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 80 SE THRUPP NETHER LYPIATT
3/369 Obelisk monument approximately
120m south of Nether Lypiatt Manor
(previously listed with Nether
21.10.55 Lypiatt Manor)
Obelisk monument. Early C18. Limestone with brass plate.
Square, pedestal-mounted obelisk. Pedestal stands on plain base
with moulded cornice. Tall obelisk above carries the following
inscription on brass plate:
'My name was Wag who rolled the green
The oldest horse that ever was seen
My years they numbered forty-two
I served my master just and true.'
(Illustrated in S.J. Gardiner and L.C. Padin, Stroud and the Five
Valleys in Old Photographs, 1984. Plaque recorded in M.A. Rudd,
Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937)
Listing NGR: SO8739903664
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