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Earlshall, Sundial to East Side of Terraced Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Leuchars, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3788 / 56°22'43"N

Longitude: -2.8673 / 2°52'2"W

OS Eastings: 346538

OS Northings: 721059

OS Grid: NO465210

Mapcode National: GBR 2N.23SK

Mapcode Global: WH7RR.XXTT

Entry Name: Earlshall, Sundial to East Side of Terraced Garden

Listing Date: 17 October 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345988

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13015

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leuchars

County: Fife

Civil Parish: Leuchars

Unitary Authority Ward: Tay Bridgehead

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Patched and restored sundial, incorporating various earlier 17th century fragments, heavily restored probably circa 1890. Octagonal base and capital of different date to earlier octagonal, scallop detail base, now cemented to 19th century shaft (deeply undercut angle hollows/attached shafts on cusped base: geometrical). Original dial and gnomon missing;

replaced in 1983 with early 18th century copper dial and gnomon.

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