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Latitude: 54.6475 / 54°38'50"N
Longitude: -2.5947 / 2°35'40"W
OS Eastings: 361724
OS Northings: 528200
OS Grid: NY617282
Mapcode National: GBR BGBP.2S
Mapcode Global: WH92K.3GQ1
Entry Name: Sundial in Front of Acorn Bank House
Listing Date: 12 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1226229
English Heritage Legacy ID: 423396
Location: Temple Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10
Civil Parish: Temple Sowerby
Traditional County: Westmorland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Temple Sowerby St James
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 62 NW TEMPLE SOWERBY
2(INSET)/117 Sundial in front of
Acorn Bank house
Sundial, mid C17. Found in Temple Sowerby village, it was moved first of all to
Millrigg, ¼ mile from Acorn Bank. Cubic sundial sits on top of square stone
which is placed centrally on oval table supported on 2 turned balusters.
Sundial plate and gnomen are missing. The coats-of-arms of the Dalston and
Fallowfield families are on opposite faces of the sundial with an inscription on
the other 2 faces which runs as follows: "Staie, Passenger, tell me my name and
thy nature./Thy name is Dieall, I a mortal creature" and "Since my name and thy
nature soe agree,/ Think of thyself when thou looks upon me."
Listing NGR: NY6172428200
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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