Description: Sundial in Churchyard Approximately 15 Metres South of Church of All Saints
Date Listed: 8 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331717
OS Grid Reference: SE3988350512
OS Grid Coordinates: 439883, 450512
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9492, -1.3938
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SE 35 SE KIRK DEIGHTON MAIN STREET
2/16 Sundial in churchyard
approximately 15 metres
south of Church of All
Sundial. c1772. Gritstone base, limestone baluster shaft, bronze gnomon.
Approximately 1.5 metres high overall. Base has 2 steps, the lower
approximately 1 metre square. The rather shapeless vase baluster has a
square plinth, reeded lower part and a frieze with stylised acanthus
decoration and roll mouldings below the octagonal gnomon. Extensively
weathered at time of resurvey, apart from the south-east portion which is
sheltered by a yew tree. The dial has the names of countries and cities cut
on it, indicating the time in those places. Anon, The Parish Church of All
Saints, Kirk Deighton, Guide Sheet, nd.
Listing NGR: SE3988350512
Source: English Heritage
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