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Sundial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbrynmair, Powys

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Latitude: 52.5932 / 52°35'35"N

Longitude: -3.649 / 3°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 288398

OS Northings: 300769

OS Grid: SH883007

Mapcode National: GBR 9B.9Q8F

Mapcode Global: WH68P.X2LS

Entry Name: Sundial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18133

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located to the south of the W end of the church, approximately 5 metres from the corner of the Vestry.

County: Powys

Community: Llanbrynmair (Llanbryn-mair)

Community: Llanbrynmair

Locality: Llan

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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A monolithic stone sundial, approximately 1m high, the square shaft with stopped chamfered angles, carrying a brass plate by Samuel Roberts of Llanvair, dated 1754 with a later gnomon, and giving the latitude of 52deg 35' N.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an interesting locally made dial plate of the C18, unusual in bearing the latitude for which it is presumably set.

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  • II Bont Dolgadfan
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