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Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk
Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk
Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk
Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk
Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk

Photo credit: Phil Ledwith / Art UK

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An obelisk to commemorate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee in 1887. The village added an inscription in 2012 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.
Title

Queen Victoria Jubilee Obelisk

Medium

stone

Accession number

SP7_PAL_S028

Work type

Obelisk

Owner

Compton Abbas Parish Council

Custodian

Compton Abbas Parish Council

Work status

extant

Unveiling date

1887

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at all times

Inscription description

shaft: 1837 / V. R. / 1887; plinth, upper: THIS COLUMN WAS ERECTED / IN MEMORY OF THE / QUEEN’S JULBILEE. / BY THE INHABITANTS OF / COMPTON ABBAS; plinth, lower: WHO ALSO COMMEMORATE THE DIAMOND JUBILEE OF / HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II / 2012

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Located at

A350, Compton Abbas

SP7 0NL

Located recessed into the wall on the north east side, slightly raised behind a wall, near St Mary's church.