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Sundial at Kilvrough Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Pennard, Swansea

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5841 / 51°35'2"N

Longitude: -4.0815 / 4°4'53"W

OS Eastings: 255881

OS Northings: 189303

OS Grid: SS558893

Mapcode National: GBR GV.H5GP

Mapcode Global: VH4KF.6FMZ

Entry Name: Sundial at Kilvrough Manor

Listing Date: 10 February 2000

Last Amended: 10 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 22834

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: On the upper lawn on the W side of the house.

County: Swansea

Town: Swansea

Community: Pennard

Community: Pennard

Locality: Kilvrough

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

The present Kilvrough Manor was probably built in the 1770s by William Dawkins as a substantial enlargement of an earlier house, and was surrounded by parkland. The sundial was added in the late C19 and is probably contemporary with alterations to the garden that also included an Italian garden.

Exterior

A shaped reconstituted stone sundial on a square base. The shaft has spiral moulding above moulded lobes. The gnomon is now missing.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Kilvrough Manor and other associated listed items.

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