Description: Sundial in Garden 16 Metres East of Shildon Farmhouse
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
NZ 06 NW NZ 02216809
6/198 Sundial in garden
16 metres east of
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
Source: English Heritage
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