Sundial in St Garmon's Churchyard
A Grade II Listed Building in Llanfechain, Powys
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Latitude: 52.7751 / 52°46'30"N
Longitude: -3.2036 / 3°12'12"W
OS Eastings: 318902
OS Northings: 320406
OS Grid: SJ189204
Mapcode National: GBR 6X.Y88Z
Mapcode Global: WH792.RHNW
Entry Name: Sundial in St Garmon's Churchyard
Listing Date: 28 January 2004
Last Amended: 28 January 2004
Source ID: 82434
Location: Beside the path from St Garmon's Lychgate to the church.
Locality: Llanfechain village
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
An octagonal baluster-shaped sandstone pillar standing on a rough stone circular base, with steps, carrying a bronze dial and gnomon. The dial in inscribed with the name of a Shropshire maker. The top edge of the stone is damaged but the date appears, facing south.
Reasons for Listing
A good dated C18 sundial, including a carved pillar and still carrying a dial plate, and known to have been in its present position since at least the mid C19; listed also for group value with St Garmon's church.
Other nearby listed buildings
St Garmon's Church Lychgate
At the south side of the churchyard of St Garmon, set into a rough stone wall with a simple iron gate to the left side.
Church of St. Garmon
In a circular churchyard at the centre of the village of Llanfechain. Stone churchyard wall, lychgate at south. Sundial shaft near path to church.
Plas-yn-dinas Public House
At right angles to the road on the sharp corner immediately to S of the churchyard.
At north side of the B4393, at the west side of the turning to the centre of Llanfechain village.
At the north-west end of the village street of Llanfechain beside Llanfechain Bridge.
Over the River Cain at the north side of the village of Llanfechain.
At south side of the B4393, 100 m west of the turning for the centre of Llanfechain village.
Old Talbot Inn
At east side of road to the north side of Llanfechain Bridge.