Building record MDR16273 - Obelisk at Junction of Temple Road & South Parade (A6), Matlock Bath

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian - 1820 AD to 1829 AD)

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A Grade II listed obelisk at the junction of Temple Road and South Parade (A6), dated to the 1820s. The obelisk has a tapering gritstone shaft in two sections on a gritstone plinth, approximately 3.5 metres high, with painted lettering to three sides of the shaft with the inscription 'TEMPLE HOTEL'. The obelisk appears in an engraving of 1830 and was constructed specifically to mark the location of the Temple Hotel [SMR9960], which is not visible from the road. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. NHLE No. 1248491.



Grid reference SK 2940 5800 (point)

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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