History in Structure

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

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton, Cheshire East

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


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

Plus Code: 9C5V3CFX+GQ

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

Also known as: Standing cross in St Mary's churchyard

ID on this website: 101136328

Location: St Mary's Church, Acton, Cheshire East, Cheshire, 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

Tagged with: Sundial High cross

Find accommodation in


SJ 65 SW
4/18 Sundial in St.Mary's
Churchyard north-east of
- the Church.

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

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.