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Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael, Linton

Description: Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 June 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 324804

OS Grid Reference: SE0049963215
OS Grid Coordinates: 400499, 463215
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0649, -1.9939

Location: Church Road, Linton, North Yorkshire BD23 6BQ

Locality: Linton
Local Authority: Craven District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: BD23 6BQ

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Listing Text

SE 0063-0163
(east end)
10/50 Sundial and grave slab
approximately 8 metres
south of nave of Church
of St. Michael
Sundial and grave slab. Dated 1637. Gritstone and limestone. The sundial
shaft is approximately 80 centimetres high and is set into a square plinth
raised up on 3 blocks, all clamped with iron staples set in lead. The east
side of the plinth is resting on a stone block which in turn covers the
west end of a narrow grave slab with brass plaque inscribed. "HEARE LYETH
THE BODY / OF ROBERT WEST ANNO / DOMINI 1637 MAY 16 " The sundial shaft is
chamfered with straight run-out stops, gnomon missing, and has the
weathered initials "R W " on the face. Similar to the sundial at Kildwick
(q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE0049963215

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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