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Sundial at Centre of Rose Garden Approximately 90 Metres to North East of Clifton House

A Grade II Listed Building in Boston Castle, Rotherham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4301 / 53°25'48"N

Longitude: -1.3458 / 1°20'44"W

OS Eastings: 443565

OS Northings: 392787

OS Grid: SK435927

Mapcode National: GBR MX1S.F4

Mapcode Global: WHDDK.91DR

Entry Name: Sundial at Centre of Rose Garden Approximately 90 Metres to North East of Clifton House

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1314596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335662

Location: Rotherham, S65

County: Rotherham

Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle

Built-Up Area: Rotherham

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Clifton St James

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SK4392 ROTHERHAM CLIFTON PARK
10/30 Sundial at centre
of rose garden
approximately
90 metres to
north-east of
Clifton House
GV II
Sundial. Dated ' R.W. 1739 ',1 resited 1971. Ashlar sandstone. Chamfered
square plinth inscribed ' Sam - Walker / Fecit '; shaft octagonal becoming
cylindrical with moulded capital beneath cuboidal sundial; iron gnomons on
principal faces beneath the inscriptions 'Dum ipectas fugio ' and ' Sic transit
gloria mundi ' and with date; flat, projecting blades on side faces. 2-stage
plinth to ball finial. Samuel Walker was one of the principal iron founders
of Rotherham. Originally situated at Mr. Habershon's house at The Holmes, later
moved to Ferham House before relocation at Clifton House. Illustrated in present
form at original location by John Guest (p486).
J. Guest, ' Historic Notices of Rotherham ', 1879.


Listing NGR: SK4356592787

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