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Description: Sundial Approximately 17 Metres North of Chancel of Church of Saint Mary
Date Listed: 7 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 260336
OS Grid Reference: SJ6760434104
OS Grid Coordinates: 367604, 334104
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9034, -2.4831
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south-
13/33 Sundial approx. 17
7.5.52 metres north of chancel
of Church of Saint Mary
(formerly listed as Sun-
dial in St. Mary's
Churchyard cross, now sundial. Probably C14 or C15. Cross shaft
replaced by sundial. Dressed grey sandstone. Base consisting of
4 octagonal stone steps. Columnular shaft with splayed base and moulded
capital, copper dial plate and gnomon. Dial plate inscribed: "TIME
IS SHORT / ETERNITY IS LONG" and "WHILE YOU HAVE TIME / DO GOOD".
Copper plate applied to base of shaft and inscribed. "IN MEMORY OF
S.P. BORN AD 1806 DIED AD 1885 / THIS SUN DIAL WAS RESTORED AD 1900".
Listing NGR: SJ6760434104
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Source: English Heritage
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