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Sundial in St Bartholomew's Churchyard

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Barrow, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2093 / 53°12'33"N

Longitude: -2.7959 / 2°47'45"W

OS Eastings: 346943

OS Northings: 368326

OS Grid: SJ469683

Mapcode National: GBR 7F.1Z7Z

Mapcode Global: WH889.0LXH

Plus Code: 9C5V6653+PM

Entry Name: Sundial in St Bartholomew's Churchyard

Listing Date: 22 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130663

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55451

Also known as: Standing cross in St Bartholomew's churchyard
Barrow Cross

ID on this website: 101130663

Location: St Bartholomew's Church, Great Barrow, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CH3

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Barrow

Built-Up Area: Great Barrow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Barrow St Bartholomew

Church of England Diocese: Chester

Tagged with: Sundial

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Sundial: shaft probably medieval, plate dated 1705. Ashlar red
sandstone. Square base of 2 steps has socket containing slightly
tapering octagonal shaft with a coved cap of buff sandstone carrying a
small square sundial plate inscribed:

Robert Hankinson, Richard Robinson C*W 1705.

The shaft probably belongs to a churchyard cross that was broken in
1613. Parish accounts record the repair and setting up of a dialstone
in 1779.

Listing NGR: SJ4694368326

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