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Sundial 10 Metres in Front of Shell Cottage at Adlington Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Adlington, Cheshire East

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Latitude: 53.3192 / 53°19'9"N

Longitude: -2.1436 / 2°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 390529

OS Northings: 380264

OS Grid: SJ905802

Mapcode National: GBR FZG1.QV

Mapcode Global: WHBB9.1THS

Entry Name: Sundial 10 Metres in Front of Shell Cottage at Adlington Hall

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138895

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58186

Location: Adlington, Cheshire East, SK10

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Adlington

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

(South Side)

3/20 Sundial 10m in front of
Shell Cottage at Adlington


Sundial: probably early C18 for John Legh and moved in mid C18. Buff
sandstone. Square base has a crude, low domed top with carries a
barrel shaped pillar with a bead mould at the top. This has an
octagonal copper plate (becoming worn) and a pierced triangular
gnomon. The plate has Roman numerals, records the longitude of
Adlington and has John Legh's initials.
It is thought that the pillar is a Saxon cross base and another was
moved from here to the Mount in Prestbury (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SJ9052980264

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

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