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Anonymous C18 Obelisk in St George's Gardens

A Grade II Listed Building in King's Cross, London

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Latitude: 51.5258 / 51°31'32"N

Longitude: -0.121 / 0°7'15"W

OS Eastings: 530449

OS Northings: 182437

OS Grid: TQ304824

Mapcode National: GBR K7.06

Mapcode Global: VHGQS.VXD6

Entry Name: Anonymous C18 Obelisk in St George's Gardens

Listing Date: 14 May 1974

Last Amended: 11 January 1999

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1378727

English Heritage Legacy ID: 478061

Location: Camden, London, WC1N

County: London

District: Camden

Electoral Ward/Division: King's Cross

Built-Up Area: Camden

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Holy Cross Cromer Street

Church of England Diocese: London

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Anonymous C18 Obelisk in St George's Gardens

(Formerly Listed as: HANDEL STREET Walls, lodge, cottage and monuments in St George's Gardens)


Anonymous obelisk. C18. Portland stone. Tall obelisk on tapering sarcophagus on base. Sarcophagus with gadrooned middle course supporting weathered armorial cartouches. Its patron is unidentified. Located on south side of gardens, in former burial ground of St George the Martyr. One of the largest and most imposing outdoor monuments in any London churchyard.

(Survey of London: Vol. XXIV, King's Cross Neighbourhood, St Pancras IV: London: 1952-: PLATE 66).

Listing NGR: TQ3044982437

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