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Latitude: 54.1205 / 54°7'13"N
Longitude: -0.9155 / 0°54'55"W
OS Eastings: 470983
OS Northings: 469950
OS Grid: SE709699
Mapcode National: GBR QN1S.LN
Mapcode Global: WHFBD.XP7H
Entry Name: The Obelisk
Listing Date: 25 January 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1148980
English Heritage Legacy ID: 329032
Location: Henderskelfe, Ryedale, North Yorkshire, YO60
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Henderskelfe
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bulmer St Martin
Church of England Diocese: York
HENDERSKELFE THE STRAY
SE 76 NW
7/76 Castle Howard
Obelisk. 1714. By Sir John Vanbrugh. Ashlar. Square on plan. Massive square
base with pulvinated cornice supports obelisk c80 in height. Inscription to east
VIRTUTIS ET FORTUNAE
JOHANNIS MARLBURIAE DUCIS
PATRIAE ET EUROPAEQUE DEFENSORIS
ADMIRATIONI AC FAME SACRUM
CAROLUS COMES CARLIOL POSUIT
Inscription to west now illegible but recorded in guidebook. Howard G,
Castle Howard Guidebook, 1972. Hussey C, English Gardens and Landscapes
1700-1750, 1967. HBMC, Register of Parks and Gardens of special historic
interest in England, Part 32, North Yorkshire: Castle Howard, Grade I.
Listing NGR: SE7098269950
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