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Latitude: 51.8068 / 51°48'24"N
Longitude: -2.5525 / 2°33'8"W
OS Eastings: 362004
OS Northings: 212167
OS Grid: SO620121
Mapcode National: GBR FS.XCH5
Mapcode Global: VH86X.PVZ7
Entry Name: Obelisk Opposite Speech House Hotel
Listing Date: 4 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123697
English Heritage Legacy ID: 354103
Location: Cinderford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16
District: Forest of Dean
Civil Parish: Cinderford
Traditional County: Gloucestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire
Church of England Parish: Cinderford St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Gloucester
SO 61 SW
SPEECH HOUSE ROAD
Obelisk opposite Speech House Hotel
Obelisk, probably C18, ashlar. Square base, about 1m high with
plain plinth, two courses stone and plain flat top with chamfered
underside. Small base and obelisk above restored 1957 (plaque on
side) but base had survived on its own for many years previously.
Inscription notes that it marks the traditional centre of the
Forest of Dean (old photo in hotel).
Listing NGR: SO6200412167
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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