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Sundial Circa 5 Metres South of Church of St James, Goosnargh

Description: Sundial Circa 5 Metres South of Church of St James

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185888

OS Grid Reference: SD5592941287
OS Grid Coordinates: 355929, 441287
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8659, -2.6716

Location: Church Lane, Goosnargh, Lancashire PR3 2EP

Locality: Goosnargh
Local Authority: Preston City Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: PR3 2EP

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Listing Text


Sundial c.5 metres south
2/41 of Church of St. James


Sundial, 1745. Sandstone with brass furnishings. Hollowed circular base
of 2 semi-circular slabs stapled together round the foot of a very simple
slim baluster-shaped pedestal with a moulded cap. Brass plate and
triangular gnomon. According to Fishwick's Goosnargh the plate was

"Lat 53Ô 40' Vive memor Lethi fugit hora. The Revd Mr. Penny Minr.
Henry Porter of Westfield Fecit and Sculp. 1745".

Listing NGR: SD5592941287

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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