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Obelisk Opposite Speech House Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Cinderford, Gloucestershire

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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

Plus Code: 9C3VRC4X+P2

Entry Name: Obelisk Opposite Speech House Hotel

Listing Date: 4 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123697

English Heritage Legacy ID: 354103

Location: Cinderford, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, GL16

County: Gloucestershire

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

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SO 61 SW

(north side)
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

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