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Image for Chillianwallah Memorial - Royal Hospital Gardens, Chelsea Embankment, London, UKview gallery

NN11.4 km

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ObelisksChillianwallah Memorial - Royal Hospital Gardens, Chelsea Embankment, London, UK

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The Chillianwallah Memorial commemorates the 1849 battle of that name during the Second Sikh War. The granite obelisk was unveiled in 1853 to commemorate the 251 lives that were lost. The monument's architect was C R Cokerell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: never

Image for Lambeth Bridge - London, UKview gallery

NN12.6 km

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ObelisksLambeth Bridge - London, UK

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Lambeth Bridge spans the River Thames, from east to west, just to the south of the Houses of Parliament. At each end of the bridge are a pair of obelisks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/29/2012

last visited: 7/5/2013

Image for King George Obelisk - St George's Circus, London, UKview gallery

NN13.2 km

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ObelisksKing George Obelisk - St George's Circus, London, UK

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The obelisk, dedicated to King George III, stands in the middle of St George's Circus, a junction where five roads meet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/21/2012

last visited: never

Image for The Royal Naval Division - Horse Guards Parade, London, ited Kingdomview gallery

NN13.7 km

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ObelisksThe Royal Naval Division - Horse Guards Parade, London, ited Kingdom

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An obelisk forming part of a World War I war memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2011

last visited: 4/26/2015

Image for Cleopatra's Needle, Thames River, Londonview gallery

NN14 km

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ObelisksCleopatra's Needle, Thames River, London

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Cleopatra's Needle, Thames River, London

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jkozik

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 2/25/2008

last visited: 4/5/2019

Image for Speke's Obeliskview gallery

NN14.2 km

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ObelisksSpeke's Obelisk

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An obelisk in Kensingon Garden, London, UK. The obelisk is dedicated to John Hanning Speke (4 May 1827 – 15 September 1864)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Finyoyo

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/23/2011

last visited: 6/13/2013

Image for Robert Waithman Obelisk - Salisbury Square, London, UKview gallery

NN14.8 km

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ObelisksRobert Waithman Obelisk - Salisbury Square, London, UK

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This obelsih, a dedication to Robert Waithman, stands in the centre of a small garden in Salisbury Square that lies to the south of Fleet Street. Waithman was a 19th century politician.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2012

last visited: never

Image for New Zealand Needleview gallery

NENE14.8 km

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ObelisksNew Zealand Needle

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The New Zealand Wars, sometimes called the Land Wars and also once called the Maori Wars, were a series of conflicts that took place in New Zealand between 1845 and 1872. The wars were fought over a number of issues, most prominently Maori land being

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2007

last visited: 7/21/2016

Image for Bellot Needle, Greenwichview gallery

NENE14.8 km

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ObelisksBellot Needle, Greenwich

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Located on the riverside walk, adjacent to Greenwich Pier, Cutty Sark Gardens, this obelisk of red Aberdeen granite stands in front of the Royal Hospital buildings. Bellot memorial inscription

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member V70PDB

location: United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2007

last visited: 9/6/2019

Image for Nectanebo Obelisk - British Museum, London, UKview gallery

NN15.1 km

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ObelisksNectanebo Obelisk - British Museum, London, UK

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This is one of a pair of obelisks in the main courtyard of the British Museum. The other one is already Waymarked as WMDGP0.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/16/2012

last visited: 7/24/2016

Image for Nectanebo Obelisk  -  London, England, UKview gallery

NN15.1 km

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ObelisksNectanebo Obelisk - London, England, UK

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This obelisk is located in the courtyard of the British Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/15/2012

last visited: 7/24/2016

Image for Beaufort House Obelisks - Gravel Lane, London, UKview gallery

NN15.4 km

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ObelisksBeaufort House Obelisks - Gravel Lane, London, UK

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This pair of obelisks stand as a decorative entrance to Beaufort House which is situated behind Aldgate Station in London's East End. The obelisks can be found at the south west end of Gravel Lane.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2012

last visited: 2/24/2018

Image for George Dance Obelisk - Circus Place, London, UKview gallery

NN15.4 km

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ObelisksGeorge Dance Obelisk - Circus Place, London, UK

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This obelisk is in the middle of Circus Place just to the South of Finsbury Circus. It is a modern addition and it acts as part of a ventilation system.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/10/2012

last visited: never

Image for Alice Ayres Memorial - Isleworth Cemetery, London, UKview gallery

NWNW15.8 km

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ObelisksAlice Ayres Memorial - Isleworth Cemetery, London, UK

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The death of Alice Ayres is one of self-sacrifice. Alice rescued three of her nieces from a fire before falling from a window and later dying from her injuries. She is buried in Isleworth Cemetery with a red, granite obelisk over her grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/27/2015

last visited: never

Image for Rotherhithe Obelisk - Pageant Stairs, Rotherhithe Street, London, UKview gallery

NENE15.9 km

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ObelisksRotherhithe Obelisk - Pageant Stairs, Rotherhithe Street, London, UK

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A mysterious obelisk on the banks of the River Thames at Rotherhithe in South London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/5/2012

last visited: never

Image for Falconer Obelisk - St George's Gardens, London, UKview gallery

NN15.9 km

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ObelisksFalconer Obelisk - St George's Gardens, London, UK

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This obelisk stands in St George's Gardens a former burial ground that is now a park. Many headstones and tombs still exist as well as this obelisk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: never

Image for Daniel Defoe Memorial - Bunhill Fields, City Road, London, UKview gallery

NN16.3 km

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ObelisksDaniel Defoe Memorial - Bunhill Fields, City Road, London, UK

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This memorial to Daniel Defoe was paid for by subscription. It was carved from Sicilian marble by Samuel Horner in 1870 and stands five metres tall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/17/2013

last visited: never

Image for Edward Onslow Ford - London, UKview gallery

NN16.6 km

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ObelisksEdward Onslow Ford - London, UK

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This obelisk was placed as a memorial to Edward Onslow Ford, sculptor, by his friends on Abbey Road in London, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/28/2011

last visited: 4/6/2019

Image for Robert Owen Memorial - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UKview gallery

NN16.7 km

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ObelisksRobert Owen Memorial - Kensal Green Cemetery, London, UK

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This pink and grey granite obelisk memorial, to the philanthropist Robert Owen, is located in the Dissenters' part of Kensal Green Cemetery in London. The memorial was erected in 1879, 21 years after Owen's death. He is buried in Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/2/2017

last visited: never

Image for Robert John Little - Ha-Ha Road, Woolwich, London, UKview gallery

NENE18.3 km

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ObelisksRobert John Little - Ha-Ha Road, Woolwich, London, UK

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This obelisk is dedicated to a Staff Officer of the Royal Marines.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

Image for South African War Memorial - Woolwich, London, UKview gallery

NENE18.5 km

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ObelisksSouth African War Memorial - Woolwich, London, UK

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An obelisk to remember those that lost their lives in the South African War of 1899-1902.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/2/2011

last visited: never

Image for George Eliot - Highgate East Cemetery, London, UKview gallery

NN20.4 km

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ObelisksGeorge Eliot - Highgate East Cemetery, London, UK

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This four metre tall obelisk marks the grave of George Eliot. George Eliot's grave is to be found in the East Cemetery at Highgate. It is located in square "C1" of the map of the cemetery and is close to one of the minor paths in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/10/2013

last visited: never

Image for Gurney Obelisk - Broadway, Stratford, London, UKview gallery

NENE20.4 km

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ObelisksGurney Obelisk - Broadway, Stratford, London, UK

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Samuel Gurney, a Quaker banker and philanthropist was the younger brother of Elizabeth Fry, the prison reformer. This obelisk, in his remembrance, is located in Broadway, Stratford in east London.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/24/2013

last visited: never

Image for Chatham Naval Memorial, Chatham, Kent. UKview gallery

EE47.3 km

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ObelisksChatham Naval Memorial, Chatham, Kent. UK

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An Obelisk in Chatham in the memory of Seaman of the two world wars

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/9/2012

last visited: 5/5/2012

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EE47.5 km

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ObelisksThe Arethusa

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A momument erected in 2008 to commemerate the Arthusa training ships

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dave-harris

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/6/2010

last visited: 10/28/2013

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