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Sundial in Churchyard of St Oswalds Church, Backford

A Grade II Listed Building in Backford, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.2387 / 53°14'19"N

Longitude: -2.9035 / 2°54'12"W

OS Eastings: 339799

OS Northings: 371682

OS Grid: SJ397716

Mapcode National: GBR 8Z5Z.6Q

Mapcode Global: WH881.CVNH

Plus Code: 9C5V63QW+FJ

Entry Name: Sundial in Churchyard of St Oswalds Church, Backford

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130679

English Heritage Legacy ID: 55387

Location: Backford, Cheshire West and Chester, CH2

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Backford

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Backford St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Sundial in churchyard of St Oswalds Church, Backford



Sundial, possibly C18th inscribed in 1832. Sandstone baluster with
recess in top of flat coping which held sundial, now lost. Stem
inscribed John Hancott, Jos.Waring, church wardens 1832.

Listing NGR: SJ 39799 71682

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