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Obelisk Monument Approximately 120 Metres South of Nether Lypiatt Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Brimscombe and Thrupp, Gloucestershire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1091070

English Heritage Legacy ID: 133163

Location: Brimscombe and Thrupp, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

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

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Listing Text


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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