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Sundial, in Albert Park

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Middlesbrough

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.5649 / 54°33'53"N

Longitude: -1.2396 / 1°14'22"W

OS Eastings: 449262

OS Northings: 519116

OS Grid: NZ492191

Mapcode National: GBR MHSN.FD

Mapcode Global: WHD6Z.XJWB

Entry Name: Sundial, in Albert Park

Listing Date: 28 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1139828

English Heritage Legacy ID: 59772

Location: Middlesbrough, TS1

County: Middlesbrough

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Middlesbrough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Linthorpe St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD.
NZ 41 NE (4919)
3/65 Sundial, in Albert
Park.
G.V. II
Sundial dated:1876 and 1879, by John Smith (Stockton), for H.W.F. Bolckow
(ironmaster). Sandstone ashlar; bronze gnomon. Gothic style. Sundial
inscribed on painted tablet, dated 1876, under segmental-pointed recess, in
pilaster-and-gable surround. Roundel in gable dated 1879. Deep plinth has
gabled angle buttresses and slate tablet inscribed: "Equation of Time for
Every 5th Day of the Month", followed by table. Sundial has 3 concentric
dials giving time in New York, Melbourne and the Park. Greek mottoes in
spandrels. Square border inscribed : "TIME BY MOMENTS STEALS AWAY FIRST THE
HOUR THEN THE DAY". Diagram of solar system above dials, with 12 signs of
zodiac in oval border. Below sundial, verse now partly eroded. Blank panel
in similar surround on reverse side. Dilapidated at time of resurvey.


Listing NGR: NZ4926219116

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