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Sundial, Carreglwyd

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfaethlu, Isle of Anglesey

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Latitude: 53.3596 / 53°21'34"N

Longitude: -4.5434 / 4°32'36"W

OS Eastings: 230840

OS Northings: 387760

OS Grid: SH308877

Mapcode National: GBR HM4T.KLG

Mapcode Global: WH424.5TQB

Entry Name: Sundial, Carreglwyd

Listing Date: 16 February 2001

Last Amended: 16 February 2001

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24791

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located in the lawned garden directly SW of the house at Carreglwyd.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Town: Holyhead

Community: Llanfaethlu

Community: Llanfaethlu

Locality: Carreglwyd

Traditional County: Anglesey

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C18 sundial. Probably installed as part of the improvements to the estate which were thought to be under the direction of Mary Trygarn, mother of Holland Griffiths, owner of the estate at that time.


Octagonal sandstone sundial, set on a square pillar with fluted sides. The face of the dial is slate and retains the weathered figuring, including the name of the maker: Whitstable & Sons. The gnomon is of brass.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a fine C18 sundial, a distinctive feature in the garden of Carreglwyd.

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