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Sundial S of Porch, Church of St Mwrog

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruthin, Denbighshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.1101 / 53°6'36"N

Longitude: -3.3255 / 3°19'31"W

OS Eastings: 311370

OS Northings: 357813

OS Grid: SJ113578

Mapcode National: GBR 6R.82P9

Mapcode Global: WH77G.W3M1

Entry Name: Sundial S of Porch, Church of St Mwrog

Listing Date: 16 May 1978

Last Amended: 12 July 2006

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 892

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located opposite the S porch of the Church of St Mwrog

County: Denbighshire

Town: Ruthin

Community: Ruthin

Locality: Llanfwrog

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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History

Sun-dial of 1806 by George Davies of Holywell. The dial itself was replaced in 1987.

Exterior

Circular, slightly tapering monolithic column, ringed to top and bottom, on a circular base. Set on a wide 2-tier circular stone plinth, the tiers with moulded top edges. Fixed to the top of the column is a circular bronze sun-dial, dated 1987, and with the names M Williams, H Davies, D Edwards & G Edwards.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as a good late-Georgian sun-dial, notwithstanding replacement of dial itself, and for group value with the Church of St Mwrog.

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