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Sundial Approximately 17 Metres North of Chancel of Church of Saint Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Market Drayton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055305

English Heritage Legacy ID: 260336

Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Market Drayton

Built-Up Area: Market Drayton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Market Drayton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 6634-6734 MARKET DRAYTON C.P. CHURCH STREET (south-
east side)

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)

GV II

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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