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Sundial 20 Metres West of Lumley Castle, Little Lumley

Description: Sundial 20 Metres West of Lumley Castle

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 109388

OS Grid Reference: NZ2873351064
OS Grid Coordinates: 428733, 551064
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8536, -1.5540

Location: Ropery Lane, Little Lumley, Durham DH3 4NX

Locality: Little Lumley
County: Durham
Country: England
Postcode: DH3 4NX

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Listing Text

NZ 25 SE
4/45 Sundial 20 metres
west of Lumley Castle

Sundial on a column with pedestal. Sandstone sundial dated 1716; later white
marble column and pedestal.

Corniced pedestal has cyma-moulded plinth and die with raised border and circle
on each face. 2.0-metre high Tuscan column. Polyhedric sundial in the form of
a sphere with 24 faceted faces: each face has incised letters and an iron
gnomon; 2 of the square faces are dated 1716. Crowning vase with gadrooned top
and small pineapple finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2873351064

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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