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Obelisk at South End of Long Drive

A Grade II Listed Building in Campton and Chicksands, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0434 / 52°2'36"N

Longitude: -0.4014 / 0°24'5"W

OS Eastings: 509731

OS Northings: 239541

OS Grid: TL097395

Mapcode National: GBR H4K.TK6

Mapcode Global: VHFQP.0W4W

Entry Name: Obelisk at South End of Long Drive

Listing Date: 10 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113732

English Heritage Legacy ID: 37583

Location: Campton and Chicksands, Central Bedfordshire, SG17

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Campton and Chicksands

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Campton

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text


3/29 Obelisk at S end of Long

- II

Obelisk. Inscription to E elevation:

"In memory of Henry John Robert Osborn Esq., who perished in a collision
in the English Channel 29 March 1889. Erected by many friends in token
of sincere regret for the loss of a good neighbour and true sportsman."

Granite. Consists of plain obelisk on rectangular plinth, standing on base of
3 steps, the whole approximately 5 metres high. Included for its historic

Listing NGR: TL0973139541

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

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