in 1810 William Chamberlayne erected an obelisk on his Weston Park, Southampton estate, in honour of his friend, the Whig politician, Charles James Fox.
Some adjectives from Fox's Wikipedia entry: forceful and eloquent, notorious and colourful, conservative and conventional, radical.
Years later a subsequent landowner, Capt Wright, buried his favourite horse under the obelisk.
The inscription from Psalms 24.1 was added by Lord Radstock a century after the obelisk was erected.
Over the years the obelisk has become part of the local community.
It doesn't mind small jokes at it's expense.
Is there a point to this entry? Apart from the obvious one.