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Sundial and Base, West of Church of St. Michael, Whittington

Description: Sundial and Base, West of Church of St. Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 182520

OS Grid Reference: SD5993076270
OS Grid Coordinates: 359930, 476270
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1806, -2.6154

Location: Church Street, Whittingham, Lancashire LA6 2NU

Locality: Whittington
Local Authority: Lancaster City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: LA6 2NU

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Listing Text

SD 57 NE
Sundial and base, west of Church
1/220 of St.Michael


Sundial and base, 1641, although base could be later. Brass and sandstone.
Shaft square on plan, with chamfered sides, on a base of 3 steps. Plate,
with gnomon, has inscription which is difficult to read, bu said by VCH to
be: 'Ex dn. Ric. Jackson Rector de Whittington An. Dn. 1641.'

Listing NGR: SD5993076270

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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