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Latitude: 51.0824 / 51°4'56"N
Longitude: -2.7122 / 2°42'43"W
OS Eastings: 350210
OS Northings: 131690
OS Grid: ST502316
Mapcode National: GBR MK.D4PC
Mapcode Global: FRA 5668.95S
Entry Name: Colston Obelisk in Great Breach Wood at Ngr St 5021 3169
Listing Date: 13 January 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345075
English Heritage Legacy ID: 267715
Location: Butleigh, Mendip, Somerset, TA11
Civil Parish: Butleigh
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
BUTLEIGH CP -
9/1 Colston Obelisk in Great Breach
Wood at NGR ST 5021 3169
Memorial to a shooting accident. Dated 1852. Polished marble, on a squared rubble plinth. Classic obelisk with a
tapering shaft. Base inscribed:- "Here Fell Mortally Wounded By The Accidental Discharge Of A Gun Whilst Shooting With
Some Friends October 30th, 1852, Hungerford Colston*.
Listing NGR: ST5021031690
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