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Description: Sundial Base in the Stable Courtyard, Rendcomb College
Date Listed: 12 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 131287
OS Grid Reference: SP0192909646
OS Grid Coordinates: 401929, 209646
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7855, -1.9734
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6/263 Sundial base in the stable
courtyard, Rendcomb College
Sundial base (possibly originally intended to be a fountain).
Limestone. Mid 1860s. Highly ornate carved base shaped like an
ice-cream cone with three swans seated at the base which is
decorated with bullrushes; band of lilies and water lilies above;
the upper part comprises a representation of a huge open water lily
with a raised circular base at the centre on which stands a brass
sundial, accurate to the minute, made by the Pilkington Company of
Listing NGR: SP0192909646
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Source: English Heritage
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