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The Obelisk

Knox's Hill, Armagh, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 5864
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Stands Proud Upon Knoxs Hill..

Build back in the late 1800s ,in honour of the duke of Northumberland, this 113 foot Obelisk stands... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2015
jarlath m m
,
Lurgan, United Kingdom
The Forgotten Monument

My review in August 2012 referred to the monument close to the Retreat. It is not on a Golf Course... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2015
herbiemorrow13
,
Portadown
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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.
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible33%
2 Sep 2015
“Stands Proud Upon Knoxs Hill..”
6 Jun 2015
“The Forgotten Monument”
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Knox's Hill, Armagh, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 3752 5864
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

Build back in the late 1800s ,in honour of the duke of Northumberland, this 113 foot Obelisk stands proud ,upon a hill overlooking the city of Armagh ,Northern Ireland......

Thank jarlath m m
Reviewed 6 June 2015

My review in August 2012 referred to the monument close to the Retreat. It is not on a Golf Course and is situated at the end of a short though steep and uneven walk from a country lane - hence my reference to car parking....More

Thank herbiemorrow13
Reviewed 2 March 2015

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

Thank charlie h
Reviewed 18 February 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

Thank Colum O
Reviewed 6 September 2012

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

4  Thank John D
Reviewed 31 August 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...More

3  Thank herbiemorrow13
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