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Obelisk at Umberslade Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Tanworth-in-Arden, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.3423 / 52°20'32"N

Longitude: -1.788 / 1°47'16"W

OS Eastings: 414542

OS Northings: 271601

OS Grid: SP145716

Mapcode National: GBR 4JY.4RR

Mapcode Global: VH9ZQ.YDN7

Entry Name: Obelisk at Umberslade Park

Listing Date: 5 April 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382419

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482803

Location: Tanworth-in-Arden, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, B94

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Tanworth-in-Arden

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Nuthurst cum Hockley Heath

Church of England Diocese: Birmingham

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Listing Text


652-1/2/139 (South side (off))
05/04/67 Obelisk at Umberslade Park


Obelisk. 1749. Erected for first Lord Archer. Limestone
ashlar. Stepped square plinth with moulded cornice; tall
square-section obelisk surmounted by ball finial and metal
spike which formerly held a star.
Built as an eye-catcher for Umberslade Hall (qv).
Forms a group with Obelisk Farmhouse (qv).
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Wedgwood A:
Warwickshire: Harmondsworth: 1966-1990: 438).

Listing NGR: SP1454271601

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

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