Description: Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist
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
RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north
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
Source: English Heritage
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