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Sundial in Garden 16 Metres East of Shildon Farmhouse, Corbridge

Description: Sundial in Garden 16 Metres East of Shildon Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239959

OS Grid Reference: NZ0219968092
OS Grid Coordinates: 402199, 568092
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0074, -1.9671

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland NE45 5PY

Locality: Corbridge
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE45 5PY

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Listing Text

NZ 06 NW NZ 02216809
6/198 Sundial in garden
16 metres east of
Shildon farmhouse


Sundial, mid-C18. Sandstone. Moulded square base with dials inscribed
'Rome,Italy', 'Boardeaux' and 'Mexico, Acapulca' carrying near-life-size
figure of Father Time, lightly draped and holding winged hourglass. On back
of figure broken wings and cartouche with scythe and self-swallowing serpent.
Facetted block carried on head of figure with further dials, 2 inscribed
'MADAGASCAR' and 'Ephesus, Asia'.

Listing NGR: NZ0219968092

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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