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Obelisk at Junction with Cricket Green

A Grade II Listed Building in Merton, London

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Latitude: 51.3992 / 51°23'57"N

Longitude: -0.1646 / 0°9'52"W

OS Eastings: 527779

OS Northings: 168287

OS Grid: TQ277682

Mapcode National: GBR DB.R5N

Mapcode Global: VHGRK.33C5

Entry Name: Obelisk at Junction with Cricket Green

Listing Date: 7 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1193483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 205113

Location: Merton, London, CR4

County: London

District: Merton

Electoral Ward/Division: Cricket Green

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Merton

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Mitcham St Peter and St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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Listing Text


TQ 2768

(north side)
Obelisk at junction with
Cricket Green (formerly
within the grounds of The


Monument. 1822. Rendered. Obelisk. Inset Portland stone tablet inscribed:
'In grateful recollection of the goodness of God through whose favours water has
been provided for this neighbourhood/God opened the rock and the waters gushed out,
they ran in dry places like a river. Psalm CV v 41/He turneth dry ground into water
springs. Psalm CVII V 35 / Let everything that hath breath praise the Lord. Psalm
CL v 6 / A fountain shall water the valley. Joel III v 18'. Erected to commemorate
relief of a serious drought.

Listing NGR: TQ2777968287

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

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