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Sundial at Ragged Hall 9 Metres to North of House, Great Gaddesden

Description: Sundial at Ragged Hall 9 Metres to North of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 157866

OS Grid Reference: TL0611312052
OS Grid Coordinates: 506113, 212052
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7971, -0.4626

Location: Gaddesden Row, Great Gaddesden, Hertfordshire HP2 6HJ

Locality: Great Gaddesden
Local Authority: Dacorum Borough Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: HP2 6HJ

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Listing Text

TL 01 SE
(North side)
4/85 Sundial at Ragged Hall
- 9m to N of house


Sundial. 1716 dial on early C20 pedestal. Brass plate and gnomon on buff
terra-cotta moulded pedestal. A square engraved dial plate about 200mm
square with angular openwork gnomon. Square-section terra-cotta pillar
about lm high with square top and base. Lotus leaf ornament to cap and
each face of shaft. Inscription 'This Dial was made for/John St. Alban
in 1716 for/Alfoxton Hall Alfoxton Devonshire/ Wordsworth and Coleridge/
are known to have been there/ in 1796'.

Listing NGR: TL0611312052

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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