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Sundial Approximately 5 Metres to South East of Porch to Church of St Peter, Thorpe Salvin

Description: Sundial Approximately 5 Metres to South East of Porch to Church of St Peter

Grade: II
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

Location: Harthill Road, Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham S80 3JR

Locality: Thorpe Salvin
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S80 3JR

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
5/89 Sundial approximately
5 metres to south-east
of porch to Church of
St. Peter


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

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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