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Obelisk Approximately 45 Metres South East of Compton Verney

A Grade II Listed Building in Compton Verney, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.1727 / 52°10'21"N

Longitude: -1.5461 / 1°32'45"W

OS Eastings: 431140

OS Northings: 252809

OS Grid: SP311528

Mapcode National: GBR 5NJ.RYH

Mapcode Global: VHBY3.5N09

Entry Name: Obelisk Approximately 45 Metres South East of Compton Verney

Listing Date: 18 March 1997

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1381867

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482232

Location: Compton Verney, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV35

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Compton Verney

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Combroke St Mary and St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text


1901-1/6/69 Obelisk approximately 45 metres
18/03/97 south-east of Compton Verney


Obelisk. 1848 with earlier work. Cornish granite on ashlar
slabs. 2 ashlar slabs cap entrance to vault; granite plinth on
4 steps to obelisk, described in inscription as a replica of
that at the Lateran in Rome. Inscription also records its
erection to mark the site of the vault and graves of the
Verney family on the site of the old church which was
demolished in 1772 during 'Capability' Brown's landscaping of
the park.

Listing NGR: SP3114052809

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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