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Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.0649 / 54°3'53"N

Longitude: -1.9939 / 1°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 400499

OS Northings: 463215

OS Grid: SE004632

Mapcode National: GBR GPJF.4L

Mapcode Global: WHB6W.B3S3

Entry Name: Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 23 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324804

Location: Linton, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Linton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

LINTON CHURCH ROAD
SE 0063-0163
(east end)
10/50 Sundial and grave slab
approximately 8 metres
south of nave of Church
of St. Michael
GV II
Sundial and grave slab. Dated 1637. Gritstone and limestone. The sundial
shaft is approximately 80 centimetres high and is set into a square plinth
raised up on 3 blocks, all clamped with iron staples set in lead. The east
side of the plinth is resting on a stone block which in turn covers the
west end of a narrow grave slab with brass plaque inscribed. "HEARE LYETH
THE BODY / OF ROBERT WEST ANNO / DOMINI 1637 MAY 16 " The sundial shaft is
chamfered with straight run-out stops, gnomon missing, and has the
weathered initials "R W " on the face. Similar to the sundial at Kildwick
(q.v.). Included for group value.


Listing NGR: SE0049963215

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