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Sundial 20 Metres West of Lumley Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Little Lumley, County Durham

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Latitude: 54.8536 / 54°51'12"N

Longitude: -1.554 / 1°33'14"W

OS Eastings: 428733

OS Northings: 551064

OS Grid: NZ287510

Mapcode National: GBR KDL9.CX

Mapcode Global: WHC4C.388J

Plus Code: 9C6WVC3W+CC

Entry Name: Sundial 20 Metres West of Lumley Castle

Listing Date: 23 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311176

English Heritage Legacy ID: 109388

ID on this website: 101311176

Location: County Durham, DH3

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Little Lumley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Lumley

Church of England Diocese: Durham

Tagged with: Sundial

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NZ 25 SE
4/45 Sundial 20 metres
west of Lumley Castle

Sundial on a column with pedestal. Sandstone sundial dated 1716; later white
marble column and pedestal.

Corniced pedestal has cyma-moulded plinth and die with raised border and circle
on each face. 2.0-metre high Tuscan column. Polyhedric sundial in the form of
a sphere with 24 faceted faces: each face has incised letters and an iron
gnomon; 2 of the square faces are dated 1716. Crowning vase with gadrooned top
and small pineapple finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2873351064

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