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Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand
Hoober Stand

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A triangular tower tapering from a perpendicular base to a corbelled parapet, with rounded angles. A central hexagonal cupola covers an emerging internal stone staircase. It was erected to commemorate the quelling of the Jacobite rebellion in 1745 but also in homage to George II following the elevation of Lord Malton to the position of Marquis of Rockingham.
Title

Hoober Stand

Date

1747–1749

Measurements

H 3000 x W (?) x D (?) cm

Accession number

S62_SP_S265

Acquisition method

commissioned by Thomas Watson Wentworth, 1st Marquis of Rockingham

Work type

Building

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II* (England and Wales)

Listing date

29/04/52

Access

at all times

Inscription description

1748 / This Pyramidal Building was Erected / by his Majestys most Dutyfull Subject / THOMAS Marquess of Rockingham Etc. / In Grateful Respect to the Preserver of our Religion / Laws and Libertys / KING GEORGE The Second / Who by the blessing of God having Subdued a most Unnatural Rebellion / In Britain Anno 1746 / Maintains the Ballance of Power and Settles / A just and Honourable peace in Europe / 1748

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Located at

Lea Brook Lane, Hoober

S62 7SH

Located in the wooded area from the public footpath off Lea Brook Lane.