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Sundial in Bodelwyddan Castle Walled Garden

A Grade II Listed Building in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.2588 / 53°15'31"N

Longitude: -3.5047 / 3°30'17"W

OS Eastings: 299719

OS Northings: 374593

OS Grid: SH997745

Mapcode National: GBR 3ZZR.1H

Mapcode Global: WH65H.4CB1

Entry Name: Sundial in Bodelwyddan Castle Walled Garden

Listing Date: 6 December 2002

Last Amended: 6 December 2002

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 80756

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: At a path crossing in the southern part of the walled garden.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Bodelwyddan

Community: Bodelwyddan

Locality: Bodelwyddan Castle

Traditional County: Flintshire

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History

A sundial by Troughton of London, probably early C19, set up on a stone pillar as part of the garden improvements designed by Sir T H Mawson for the Aitken family, tenants of Bodelwyddan, in 1910. The dial is perhaps by the workshop of Edward Troughton, instrument maker, d1835.

Exterior

Bronze sundial with maker''s name, set on a baluster-shaped sandstone pillar on a pedestal of 2 circular steps.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with Bodelwyddan Walled Garden.

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