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The Obelisk

A Grade II* Listed Building in Holkham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.942 / 52°56'31"N

Longitude: 0.8018 / 0°48'6"E

OS Eastings: 588364

OS Northings: 341967

OS Grid: TF883419

Mapcode National: GBR R5X.KJ8

Mapcode Global: WHKPL.992X

Entry Name: The Obelisk

Listing Date: 30 November 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170847

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223337

Location: Holkham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR23

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Holkham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Holkham St Withburga

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


5/52 The Obelisk


G.V, II*

Square column of limestone, 80 feet high, on axis with Holkham Hall. Erected
1729-30. Vermiculated and rusticated base panels. The obelisk stands on the
highest point of the estate and is amid to mark the beginning of building works
for the Hall and Park.

Listing NGR: TF8836441967

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

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