Description: Sundial in Centre of East Courtyard at Ripley Castle
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331607
OS Grid Reference: SE2827260565
OS Grid Coordinates: 428272, 460565
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0403, -1.5698
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RIPLEY RIPLEY PARK
8/101 Sundial in centre of east
courtyard at Ripley
Sundial. Late C18 or early C19. Pale gritstone. 2-tier circular base;
vase baluster with diagonal fluting, approximately 1.5 metres high. Marble
capstone with bronze gnomon inscribed "Tho Wright". The sundial stood in
the centre of a circular lawn when the carriage drive passed round the
courtyard; the painting of the old house made c1780 shows a similar though
more slender sundial. Ripley Castle Guide, p 4.
Listing NGR: SE2827260565
Source: English Heritage
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