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Sundial Approximately 5 Metres South of Porch of Church of All Hallows

A Grade II Listed Building in Bardsey, Leeds

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.8829 / 53°52'58"N

Longitude: -1.4453 / 1°26'43"W

OS Eastings: 436558

OS Northings: 443109

OS Grid: SE365431

Mapcode National: GBR LRBJ.WT

Mapcode Global: WHDB5.RNYN

Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 5 Metres South of Porch of Church of All Hallows

Listing Date: 22 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342128

Location: Bardsey cum Rigton, Leeds, LS17

County: Leeds

Civil Parish: Bardsey cum Rigton

Built-Up Area: Bardsey

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Bardsey All Hallows

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

BARDSEY-CUM-RIGTON CHURCH LANE
SE34SE LS17 (east side, off)

Sundial approx 5m
7/2 south of porch of
Church of All Hallows

GV II

Sundial. Initialled and dated "I M : I B / 1751". Roughly-dressed base in
which is sunk ashlar pillar surmounted by copper dial. Base: 2 stepped tiers
of large blocks. Square pier sweeps out to head with initials on north face
and date on west face. Circular dial sunk in lead has makers name engraved:
"J. SAUL"
FECIT
To centre of dial is lively engraving of Father Time as bearded winged angel
holding an hour glass and with sun ray eminating from his navel, the gnomen
set between his splayed legs.

J. Saul was the local schoolteacher and the initials on the dial are those of
the 2 churchwardens Jonathan Midgley and John Butterfield. A church terrier
records that in 1750 Samuel Abbot was paid 4/- for a dial stone.


Listing NGR: SE3655843109

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