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Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael

A Grade II Listed Building in Linton, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.0649 / 54°3'53"N

Longitude: -1.9939 / 1°59'37"W

OS Eastings: 400499

OS Northings: 463215

OS Grid: SE004632

Mapcode National: GBR GPJF.4L

Mapcode Global: WHB6W.B3S3

Entry Name: Sundial and Grave Slab Approximately 8 Metres South of Nave of Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 23 June 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1132157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 324804

Location: Linton, Craven, North Yorkshire, BD23

County: North Yorkshire

District: Craven

Civil Parish: Linton

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text

SE 0063-0163
(east end)
10/50 Sundial and grave slab
approximately 8 metres
south of nave of Church
of St. Michael
Sundial and grave slab. Dated 1637. Gritstone and limestone. The sundial
shaft is approximately 80 centimetres high and is set into a square plinth
raised up on 3 blocks, all clamped with iron staples set in lead. The east
side of the plinth is resting on a stone block which in turn covers the
west end of a narrow grave slab with brass plaque inscribed. "HEARE LYETH
THE BODY / OF ROBERT WEST ANNO / DOMINI 1637 MAY 16 " The sundial shaft is
chamfered with straight run-out stops, gnomon missing, and has the
weathered initials "R W " on the face. Similar to the sundial at Kildwick
(q.v.). Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SE0049963215

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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