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Rolle Obelisk Including Surrounding Area Railings

A Grade II Listed Building in Bicton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.661 / 50°39'39"N

Longitude: -3.3166 / 3°18'59"W

OS Eastings: 307036

OS Northings: 85423

OS Grid: SY070854

Mapcode National: GBR P6.N3WT

Mapcode Global: FRA 37YB.7QK

Plus Code: 9C2RMM6M+C9

Entry Name: Rolle Obelisk Including Surrounding Area Railings

Listing Date: 11 November 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1334026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 86223

Location: Bicton, East Devon, Devon, EX9

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bicton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: East Budleigh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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3/22 Rolle Obelisk including
- surrounding area railings
Obelisk. Limestone ashlar; cast iron railings on granite kerb. C18 (1730 according
to Hoskins).
Tall stone needle on a large square-section pedestal with soffit-moulded cap and
moulded plinth. It is fenced in by spear-headed iron railings with more ornate
clustered-shaft corner posts.
The obelisk is uninscribed and apparently built simply as a landscape feature. Its
situation dominates the horizon from the Orangery (q.v.) and Italianate Gardens
Source: W G Hoskins, Devon, (1954) p.335

Listing NGR: SY0703685423

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