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The Obelisk

A Grade I Listed Building in Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1093 / 51°6'33"N

Longitude: -2.3253 / 2°19'31"W

OS Eastings: 377321

OS Northings: 134500

OS Grid: ST773345

Mapcode National: GBR 0TV.6YK

Mapcode Global: VH97Z.NC1X

Entry Name: The Obelisk

Listing Date: 6 January 1966

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283405

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321269

Location: Stourton with Gasper, Wiltshire, BA12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Stourton with Gasper

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Upper Stour

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

STOURTON WITH GASPER STOURHEAD PARK
ST 73 SE
(west side)
6/163 The Obelisk
6.1.66
GV I
Obelisk. 1839-40 for Henry Hugh Hoare, to replace the 1746 obelisk
by Privet. Bath stone tapered shaft on square green limestone
base. Top surmounted by metal sun disc. Memorial plaque on side
facing house, from original obelisk and placed here by Colt Hoare
1815, to his grandfather Henry Hoare. Stands in important position
at end of turfed terrace walk and in line with centre of west front
of Stourhead House (q.v.).
(K. Woodbridge, The Stourhead Landscape, 1982)


Listing NGR: ST7732134500

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