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Latitude: 53.6349 / 53°38'5"N
Longitude: -2.8118 / 2°48'42"W
OS Eastings: 346415
OS Northings: 415681
OS Grid: SD464156
Mapcode National: GBR 8VTD.1Q
Mapcode Global: WH864.SW6S
Plus Code: 9C5VJ5MQ+X7
Entry Name: Sundial Circa 5 Metres South of West End of Church of St Mary the Virgin
Listing Date: 2 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1073103
English Heritage Legacy ID: 357709
Location: Rufford, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L40
Civil Parish: Rufford
Built-Up Area: Rufford
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Rufford with Holmeswood St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Blackburn
SD 41 NE RUFFORD CHURCH ROAD
1759/7/7 Sundial c. 5 metres south
2.12.1986 of west end Church of St.
Mary the Virgin
Base of former medieval preaching cross. Stone. Broad square block with weathered and worn top (possibly used for sharpening tools or weapons), with inscribed lettering round the sides stating that it is a preaching cross dated 1000 AD; removed from village green in 1818. Latterly used as a base for a (19 sundial mounted on dressed stone column, the latter removed or stolen c2000.
Listing NGR: SD4641515681
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