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Latitude: 52.9034 / 52°54'12"N
Longitude: -2.4831 / 2°28'59"W
OS Eastings: 367604
OS Northings: 334104
OS Grid: SJ676341
Mapcode National: GBR 7V.P3CQ
Mapcode Global: WH9C3.T9R1
Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 17 Metres North of Chancel of Church of Saint Mary
Listing Date: 7 May 1952
Last Amended: 5 June 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055305
English Heritage Legacy ID: 260336
Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9
Civil Parish: Market Drayton
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south-
13/33 Sundial approx. 17
7.5.52 metres north of chancel
of Church of Saint Mary
(formerly listed as Sun-
dial in St. Mary's
Churchyard cross, now sundial. Probably C14 or C15. Cross shaft
replaced by sundial. Dressed grey sandstone. Base consisting of
4 octagonal stone steps. Columnular shaft with splayed base and moulded
capital, copper dial plate and gnomon. Dial plate inscribed: "TIME
IS SHORT / ETERNITY IS LONG" and "WHILE YOU HAVE TIME / DO GOOD".
Copper plate applied to base of shaft and inscribed. "IN MEMORY OF
S.P. BORN AD 1806 DIED AD 1885 / THIS SUN DIAL WAS RESTORED AD 1900".
Listing NGR: SJ6760434104
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