SP6738 : Stowe: Wolfe's Obelisk

near to Dadford, Buckinghamshire, Great Britain

Stowe: Wolfe's Obelisk
Stowe: Wolfe's Obelisk
Built in 1759 to commemorate General Wolfe's victory at the Battle of Quebec, the newly planted trees around the obelisk are positioned to reflect the layout of his regiments in the battle. The Stowe Ordnance Survey Triangulation Pillar is in the foreground.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 April, 2006   (more nearby)
Sunday, 16 April, 2006
Monument > Obelisk   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 674 386 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.5026N 1:1.1239W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 673 386
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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