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Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist, Ruyton-XI-Towns

Description: Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 256692

OS Grid Reference: SJ3947422142
OS Grid Coordinates: 339474, 322142
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7934, -2.8990

Location: B4397, Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire SY4 1LA

Locality: Ruyton-XI-Towns
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY4 1LA

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SE side)

8/140 Sundial approx. 10m south
- of tower of Church of St.
John the Baptist


Sundial. Dated 1725 but base is possibly earlier. Sandstone. Stepped
hexagonal plinth has octagonal shaft with moulded plinth and capping.
Brass gnomon and plate, latter inscribed "Edmd Bullock Ellesmere Fecit 1725
Peter Bassnett James Alexander Church Wardens" around rim. The hexagonal
base may possibly be that of a medieval churchyard cross. D.H.S. Cranage,
The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908), p. 825.

Listing NGR: SJ3947422142

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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