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The Obelisk

Address: Knox's Hill, Armagh, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-3752-5864
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Ranked #17 of 23 Attractions in Armagh
Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: Archbishop Robinson commissioned this magnificent monument to celebrate his association with the...
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Type: Historic Sites, Landmarks
Owner description: 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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Armagh, United Kingdom
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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