History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Sundial at St Donat's Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in St Donat's, Vale of Glamorgan

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4003 / 51°24'1"N

Longitude: -3.5324 / 3°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 293493

OS Northings: 167922

OS Grid: SS934679

Mapcode National: GBR HG.R25M

Mapcode Global: VH5J4.Q2DC

Entry Name: Sundial at St Donat's Castle

Listing Date: 19 January 2005

Last Amended: 19 January 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83484

Location: On the bottom level of lawn at St Donat's Castle about 50m north of The Cavalry Barracks.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Bridgend

Community: St. Donats (Sain Dunwyd)

Community: St. Donats

Locality: St Donat's Castle

Built-Up Area: St Donat's

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Find accommodation in
Monknash

History

Dating probably from the end of the C19, 1880-1900.

Exterior

Sandstone and limestone; the steps and base would appear to be limestone and the shaft and top sandstone. In the style of a C15 pillar piscina. Octagonal base with two moulded steps and a double moulded base stone. Octagonal shaft with moulded sunk panels. Top with eight panels of leafwork carving. Plain gnomon.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest and group value as a part of St. Donat's Castle and its associated gardens.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.