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Sundial on Terrace at Gledestone Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Martons Both, North Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.9571 / 53°57'25"N

Longitude: -2.1742 / 2°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 388668

OS Northings: 451242

OS Grid: SD886512

Mapcode National: GBR FQ8P.36

Mapcode Global: WHB75.KSWR

Entry Name: Sundial on Terrace at Gledestone Hall

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132285

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324491

Location: Martons Both, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Martons Both

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SD 85 SE MARTONS BOTH GLEDSTONE ROAD
(east side)

1/112 Sundial on terrace
at Gledstone Hall

GV II

Sundial, 1748, placed here probably 1923. Stands in the centre of the staircase
to the lower terrace. Sandstone. Cubical. Each face is differently inscribed:
(North) "Latitude 54 HR Rect 1748" (south) "The Sun to rule the Day", (east)
"We go hence like a shaddow" (west) "Watch and Pray". HR may be H Richardson,
rector of Thornton at the time.


Listing NGR: SD8866851242

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