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Sundial

A Grade II Listed Building in Llansawel, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9939 / 51°59'38"N

Longitude: -3.9944 / 3°59'39"W

OS Eastings: 263161

OS Northings: 234707

OS Grid: SN631347

Mapcode National: GBR DW.JFV4

Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.Q45T

Entry Name: Sundial

Listing Date: 26 May 1995

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 15996

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Edwinsford is reached off the B4337 between Llansawel and Talley and is situated on the banks of the River Cothi which is the boundary between the two communities. The sundial stands immediately NE

County: Carmarthenshire

Community: Llansawel

Community: Llansawel

Locality: Edwinsford

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Erected 1899 for Sir James and Lady Madeleine Williams Drummond of Edwinsford. Formerly stood in front garden of derelict mansion, the ancient seat of the Williams family.

Exterior

1899 small stone upright sundial. Triple stepped circular base, square pedestal with moulded base and cornice surmounted by 4-sided stone sundial with obelisk head. Panelled sides to pedestal with carved work and raised lettering. Dated 1899 on E face with heraldic shield and initials J.S.D. Cartouche to N with lettering: " Do today's work today ". Heraldic shield to W with initials M.L.D. Cartouche to S with inscription: " The night cometh when no man can work ".

Three faced sundial with inscription to W side: " Watch and pray for ye know neither the day nor the hour ".

Reasons for Listing

Attractive late C19 sundial. Group value with mansion and listed estate buildings.

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  • II The Coach House- no description available 3/12/2004 RM
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  • II* Edwinsford
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