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IoE Number: 158791
Location: OBELISK ON SOUTH BANK IN GARDEN OF NUMBER 17 MOOR LANE, GRAND UNION CANAL (south side)
  RICKMANSWORTH, THREE RIVERS, HERTFORDSHIRE
Photographer: Mrs Jane Black
Date Photographed: 17 February 2003
Date listed: 03 October 1985
Date of last amendment: 03 October 1985
Grade II

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TQ 0694 SWRICKMANSWORTHGRAND UNION CANAL(South side)Rickmansworth13/148Obelisk on S bank in

TQ 0694 SW RICKMANSWORTH GRAND UNION CANAL (South side) Rickmansworth 13/148 Obelisk on S bank in garden of No. 17 Moor Lane (q.v.) II Obelisk in a pond on the S bank of the Grand Union Canal serving as a water gauge. 1825, dated in inscription. For Company of Grand Junction Canal. Stone. Moulded base and cornice with shallow pediments about 1/3 of the way up the obelisk which is about 2½m high. 2 faces inscribed testifying to an agreement between John Dickinson at Batchworth Mill, the landowner R. Williams of Moor Park (q.v.) and the Grand Junction Canal whereby the water level at this spot was fixed following a long dispute. (A.H. Faulkner, The Grand Junction Canal, 1972, p.119).

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