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Sundial in St Mary's Churchyard North East of the Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.0738 / 53°4'25"N

Longitude: -2.5505 / 2°33'1"W

OS Eastings: 363213

OS Northings: 353090

OS Grid: SJ632530

Mapcode National: GBR 7R.BBZM

Mapcode Global: WH9B3.SZNY

Entry Name: Sundial in St Mary's Churchyard North East of the Church

Listing Date: 4 July 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56930

Location: Acton, Cheshire East, CW5

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Acton

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Acton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

ACTON C.P. MONKS LANE
SJ 65 SW
4/18 Sundial in St.Mary's
Churchyard north-east of
- the Church.
GV II

Sundial, late Cl7, but involving the use of a medieval cross shaft.
Red sandstone with wrought iron pointers. An old three-step base
supports a deep ogee moulded block and an octagonal cross shaft with
moulded cap. A cube of stone, with wrought iron pointers on the four
vertical faces, sits on top of the cross shaft. A ball finial, on a
slender round support, completes the arrangement.


Listing NGR: SJ6321353090

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

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