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Sundial in Centre of East Courtyard at Ripley Castle, Ripley

Description: Sundial in Centre of East Courtyard at Ripley Castle

Grade: II
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

Locality: Ripley
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HG3 3AD

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Listing Text

SE 2860-2960

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

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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