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Latitude: 52.7935 / 52°47'36"N
Longitude: -2.8991 / 2°53'56"W
OS Eastings: 339471
OS Northings: 322146
OS Grid: SJ394221
Mapcode National: GBR 79.X495
Mapcode Global: WH8BC.F1QS
Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist
Listing Date: 21 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1177664
English Heritage Legacy ID: 256692
Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire, SY4
Civil Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns
Built-Up Area: Ruyton-XI-Towns
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Ruyton-in-the-XI Towns St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
RUYTON-XI-TOWNS C.P. CHURCH STREET (north
SJ 32 SE side)
8/140 Sundial approx. 10m south
- of tower of Church of St.
John the Baptist
Sundial. Dated 1725 but base is possibly earlier. Sandstone. Stepped
hexagonal plinth has octagonal shaft with moulded plinth and capping.
Brass gnomon and plate, latter inscribed "Edmd Bullock Ellesmere Fecit 1725
Peter Bassnett James Alexander Church Wardens" around rim. The hexagonal
base may possibly be that of a medieval churchyard cross. D.H.S. Cranage,
The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908), p. 825.
Listing NGR: SJ3947122146
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