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Sundial in Garden 16 Metres East of Shildon Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corbridge, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0074 / 55°0'26"N

Longitude: -1.9671 / 1°58'1"W

OS Eastings: 402199

OS Northings: 568092

OS Grid: NZ021680

Mapcode National: GBR GBPJ.XS

Mapcode Global: WHB27.RDGM

Entry Name: Sundial in Garden 16 Metres East of Shildon Farmhouse

Listing Date: 24 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044760

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239959

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corbridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corbridge with Halton and Newton Hall

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CORBRIDGE SHILDON
NZ 06 NW NZ 02216809
6/198 Sundial in garden
16 metres east of
Shildon farmhouse

II

Sundial, mid-C18. Sandstone. Moulded square base with dials inscribed
'Rome,Italy', 'Boardeaux' and 'Mexico, Acapulca' carrying near-life-size
figure of Father Time, lightly draped and holding winged hourglass. On back
of figure broken wings and cartouche with scythe and self-swallowing serpent.
Facetted block carried on head of figure with further dials, 2 inscribed
'MADAGASCAR' and 'Ephesus, Asia'.


Listing NGR: NZ0219968092

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