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Sundial Approximately 20 Metres South of Dial House, Gillamoor

Description: Sundial Approximately 20 Metres South of Dial House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 328905

OS Grid Reference: SE6829090042
OS Grid Coordinates: 468290, 490042
Latitude/Longitude: 54.3014, -0.9521

Location: Main Street, Gillamoor, North Yorkshire YO62 7HX

Locality: Gillamoor
Local Authority: Ryedale District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO62 7HX

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Listing Text

SE 69 SE
(north side)
6/70 Sundial approximately 20
metres south of Dial
House (formerly listed as
Sundial to the north of
The Chapel)
- II
Sundial. 1800 on north dial. By John Russell. Ashlar stone on roughly
dressed stone base with cast-iron gnomons and brackets. Tall stepped plinth
below the sundial consisting of a cylindrical pedestal supporting a cube
surmounted by a sphere. Inscription around top of pedestal reads: "ERECTED
BY SUBSCRIPTION". Sloped cap of cylinder carries a Time Equation table.
Cube has east and west meridian dials carved on east and west faces, and
north and south vertical direct dials to north and south faces. North face
also inscribed with name and date: "J Russell Sculpit, August 27th, AD
MDCCC". Horizontal dial to top. Sphere shows solar hours.

Listing NGR: SE6829090042

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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