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Sundial in Front of Acorn Bank House

A Grade II Listed Building in Temple Sowerby, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1226229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 423396

Location: Temple Sowerby, Eden, Cumbria, CA10

County: Cumbria

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

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Listing Text

NY 62 NW TEMPLE SOWERBY


2(INSET)/117 Sundial in front of
Acorn Bank house

G.V. II

Sundial, mid C17. Found in Temple Sowerby village, it was moved first of all to
Millrigg, ΒΌ 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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