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Huntsman's Obelisk and Railed Enclosure Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of Saint Helen

A Grade II Listed Building in Barnoldby le Beck, North East Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.5123 / 53°30'44"N

Longitude: -0.1379 / 0°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 523579

OS Northings: 403347

OS Grid: TA235033

Mapcode National: GBR WWGT.YN

Mapcode Global: WHHHY.VZJ9

Plus Code: 9C5XGV66+WV

Entry Name: Huntsman's Obelisk and Railed Enclosure Approximately 30 Metres North East of Church of Saint Helen

Listing Date: 18 June 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1346946

English Heritage Legacy ID: 164372

Location: Barnoldby Le Beck, North East Lincolnshire, DN37

County: North East Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: Barnoldby le Beck

Built-Up Area: Barnoldby le Beck

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: Barnoldby-le-Beck St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

Tagged with: Obelisk

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(east side)

6/7 Huntsman's Obelisk and
railed enclosure
approximately 30 metres
north-east of Church of
Saint Helen


Monument in railed enclosure, erected 1861 to William Smith. Granite
obelisk with chamfered marble pedestal bearing two inscribed plaques;
chamfered granite plinth and base. Stands in square enclosure with
flagstone floor and cast iron railings with ornate corner posts, plain bars,
mid- and top-rails, the latter much damaged. Enclosure approximately 4
metres square, obelisk stands approximately 4 metres high. One plaque
records that the monument was erected to mark the spot where Smith, Huntsman
to the Earl of Yarborough, fell from his horse on 11th April 1845,
eventually dying on April 16th at the house of Richard Nainby who provided
the site for the memorial in 1861. The second plaque contains an impressive
22-line ode to Smith by CHJA. M J Critchlow, The Barnoldby Booklet, 1985,
p 32.

Listing NGR: TA2358303344

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