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The Obelisk

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Address: Knox's Hill, Armagh, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-3752-5864
Description: Archbishop Robinson commissioned this magnificent monument to celebrate...
Archbishop Robinson commissioned this magnificent monument to celebrate his association with the Duke of Northumberland, and which today commands superb views of the city and surrounding countryside.
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This obelisk is unfortunately nothing special, it is situated on Armagh golf course and is basically not officially accessible to the public.

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
charlie h
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

This obelisk is unfortunately nothing special, it is situated on Armagh golf course and is basically not officially accessible to the public.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This Obelisk is built on land which is now the golf course. Members of the public are not permitted for insurance purposes. this is something the New Council should look at

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Previous reviews refer to obelisk at the Retreat, Hockley near Richhill - different from the one at Knox's Hill in the Demesne

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Portadown
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

We live in Portadown but only became aware of this monument through reading "On a Clear Day" by Anne Doughty. It is worthy of adequate signposting and a stoned pathway through the field. The owner of the field would surely agree to this. Somewhere to park the car would also be an advantage. Perhaps "The Retreat " would facilitate that.... More 

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