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The Mond Dome at the Lockyer Observatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Sidmouth, Devon

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Latitude: 50.6878 / 50°41'15"N

Longitude: -3.2197 / 3°13'10"W

OS Eastings: 313934

OS Northings: 88277

OS Grid: SY139882

Mapcode National: GBR P9.H64Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 4748.9GB

Entry Name: The Mond Dome at the Lockyer Observatory

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403291

Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10

County: Devon

District: East Devon

Civil Parish: Sidmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Salcombe Regis St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

The Mond dome at the
SY 18 NW 7/363 GV Norman Lockyer Observatory
Observatory dome C. 1932. Reinforced concrete, cast insitu with wide, fluted
external plinth. Aluminium dome. Narrow windows with concrete surrounds and
cornices. Entrance extension with ashlar surround to doorway and dedication
inscription below cornice. Metal door with circular astrological and lunar motif.
Donated by Sir Robert Mond to contain a Zeiss anastigmat camera to be used for
research work on the photographic survey of galatic clusters.

Listing NGR: SY1393588277

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

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