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Description: Sundial Approximately 5 Metres to South East of Porch to Church of St Peter
Date Listed: 15 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 335837
OS Grid Reference: SK5204681141
OS Grid Coordinates: 452046, 381141
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3246, -1.2201
THORPE SALVIN HARTHILL ROAD
(north side, off)
5/89 Sundial approximately
5 metres to south-east
of porch to Church of
Sundial. Probably C18 refixed on plinth dated 1841. Ashlar limestone. Small
3-step plinth surmounted by Tuscan column supporting abacus and square-sectional
sundial with ball finial. Plinth bears inscriptions on each face: 'No Security
against/death'; 'I stay on no Man/Repentance may be too/late and so may mercy/to';
'All things inward/Approaching their/Appointed end'; 'No Wicked Man/is happy/
1841'. The abacus is inscribed: 'Worldly Glory/So is life/May(?) present glory/
is the way of safety'. The sundial has a carved face on each side, no gnomons
remain. Projecting band beneath ball finial.
Listing NGR: SK5204081145
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Source: English Heritage
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