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Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist

A Grade II Listed Building in Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire

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Latitude: 52.7935 / 52°47'36"N

Longitude: -2.8991 / 2°53'56"W

OS Eastings: 339471

OS Northings: 322146

OS Grid: SJ394221

Mapcode National: GBR 79.X495

Mapcode Global: WH8BC.F1QS

Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 10 Metres South of Tower of Church of St John the Baptist

Listing Date: 21 October 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1177664

English Heritage Legacy ID: 256692

Location: Ruyton-XI-Towns, Shropshire, SY4

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Built-Up Area: Ruyton-XI-Towns

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Ruyton-in-the-XI Towns St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Lichfield

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SE side)

8/140 Sundial approx. 10m south
- of tower of Church of St.
John the Baptist


Sundial. Dated 1725 but base is possibly earlier. Sandstone. Stepped
hexagonal plinth has octagonal shaft with moulded plinth and capping.
Brass gnomon and plate, latter inscribed "Edmd Bullock Ellesmere Fecit 1725
Peter Bassnett James Alexander Church Wardens" around rim. The hexagonal
base may possibly be that of a medieval churchyard cross. D.H.S. Cranage,
The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908), p. 825.

Listing NGR: SJ3947122146

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