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Sundial Approximately 5 Metres to South East of Porch to Church of St Peter

A Grade II Listed Building in Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham

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Latitude: 53.3246 / 53°19'28"N

Longitude: -1.2201 / 1°13'12"W

OS Eastings: 452046

OS Northings: 381141

OS Grid: SK520811

Mapcode National: GBR MYXZ.NX

Mapcode Global: WHDF0.7P8M

Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 5 Metres to South East of Porch to Church of St Peter

Listing Date: 15 October 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192919

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335837

Location: Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham, S80

County: Rotherham

Civil Parish: Thorpe Salvin

Built-Up Area: Thorpe Salvin

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Thorpe Salvin St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

(north side, off)
5/89 Sundial approximately
5 metres to south-east
of porch to Church of
St. Peter


Sundial. Probably C18 refixed on plinth dated 1841. Ashlar limestone. Small
3-step plinth surmounted by Tuscan column supporting abacus and square-sectional
sundial with ball finial. Plinth bears inscriptions on each face: 'No Security
against/death'; 'I stay on no Man/Repentance may be too/late and so may mercy/to';
'All things inward/Approaching their/Appointed end'; 'No Wicked Man/is happy/
1841'. The abacus is inscribed: 'Worldly Glory/So is life/May(?) present glory/
is the way of safety'. The sundial has a carved face on each side, no gnomons
remain. Projecting band beneath ball finial.

Listing NGR: SK5204081145

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

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