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Obelisk 4 Metres South East of Number 4, Rookery Lane

A Grade II Listed Building in Leasingham, Lincolnshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0214 / 53°1'17"N

Longitude: -0.4267 / 0°25'36"W

OS Eastings: 505627

OS Northings: 348280

OS Grid: TF056482

Mapcode National: GBR FQD.DYL

Mapcode Global: WHGK6.FB12

Plus Code: 9C5X2HCF+H8

Entry Name: Obelisk 4 Metres South East of Number 4, Rookery Lane

Listing Date: 7 December 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254209

English Heritage Legacy ID: 437641

Location: Leasingham, North Kesteven, Lincolnshire, NG34

County: Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Leasingham

Built-Up Area: Leasingham

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Leasingham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 07/06/2017

TF 04 NE
8/43

LEASINGHAM
ROOKERY LANE (north side)
Obelisk 4 metres south east of No 4.

(Formerly listed as Obelisk 20 metres north west of Tree Tops)


II
Obelisk tombstone. c1835. Ashlar and red polished granite. Square plan, with three ashlar steps, surmounted by a polished red granite square base inscribed N Richard Wharton Myddleton died 1835 and his wife Frances Penelope Myddleton died 1873. Above a tall obelisk rises to four metres in height. Richard Myddleton quarrelled with the then Rector and decided to be buried in what was then the garden of his home Leasingham Hall. No 4, Rookery Lane is not included in this list.

Listing NGR: TF0562748280

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