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Observation Stone 4 Metres to North East of Observatory at South Wing, St Ibbs

A Grade II Listed Building in St Ippolyts, Hertfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9248 / 51°55'29"N

Longitude: -0.2663 / 0°15'58"W

OS Eastings: 519312

OS Northings: 226566

OS Grid: TL193265

Mapcode National: GBR H68.CGR

Mapcode Global: VHGNS.BWK9

Plus Code: 9C3XWPFM+WF

Entry Name: Observation Stone 4 Metres to North East of Observatory at South Wing, St Ibbs

Listing Date: 28 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1102541

English Heritage Legacy ID: 162661

Location: St. Ippolyts, North Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG4

County: Hertfordshire

District: North Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: St Ippolyts

Built-Up Area: Hitchin

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: St Ippolyts

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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TL 12 NE (West side)
St. Ibbs

3/49 Observation stone 4M to
- NE of observatory at
South Wing, St. Ibbs


Stone for taking astronomical observations. Erected in conjunction with
nearby observatory (q.v.) of 1801 for Rev. William Lax. Portland stone.
A freestone monolith accurately shaped to an upright drum about 1M in
diameter and 1M high with N marked by a small engaged circular shaft
projecting on that side. Centre of drum marked by an iron stud set in
lead. Rounded edges to stone.

Listing NGR: TL1931226566

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