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Obelisk 500 Metres North East of Encombe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Corfe Castle, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.6109 / 50°36'39"N

Longitude: -2.0752 / 2°4'30"W

OS Eastings: 394771

OS Northings: 79022

OS Grid: SY947790

Mapcode National: GBR 33T.Q4K

Mapcode Global: FRA 67JG.CB3

Entry Name: Obelisk 500 Metres North East of Encombe House

Listing Date: 10 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1120224

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109243

Location: Corfe Castle, Purbeck, Dorset, BH20

County: Dorset

District: Purbeck

Civil Parish: Corfe Castle

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Kingston St James

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SY 97 NW
Obelisk 550m north-east of
Encombe House
- II
Monument. Erected 1835. Stone tapered obelisk, square on plan with pyramidal top,
on a square base of 2 stages. Inscription states that it was put up "in honour of
Sir William Scott, created Baron Stowell". Prominent on the hill in views from the
house. (RCHM, Monument 11. Dorset. Vol. II).

Listing NGR: SY9477179022

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