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Latitude: 53.8829 / 53°52'58"N
Longitude: -1.4453 / 1°26'43"W
OS Eastings: 436558
OS Northings: 443109
OS Grid: SE365431
Mapcode National: GBR LRBJ.WT
Mapcode Global: WHDB5.RNYN
Entry Name: Sundial Approximately 5 Metres South of Porch of Church of All Hallows
Listing Date: 22 July 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1313184
English Heritage Legacy ID: 342128
Location: Bardsey cum Rigton, Leeds, LS17
Civil Parish: Bardsey cum Rigton
Built-Up Area: Bardsey
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Bardsey All Hallows
Church of England Diocese: Leeds
BARDSEY-CUM-RIGTON CHURCH LANE
SE34SE LS17 (east side, off)
Sundial approx 5m
7/2 south of porch of
Church of All Hallows
Sundial. Initialled and dated "I M : I B / 1751". Roughly-dressed base in
which is sunk ashlar pillar surmounted by copper dial. Base: 2 stepped tiers
of large blocks. Square pier sweeps out to head with initials on north face
and date on west face. Circular dial sunk in lead has makers name engraved:
To centre of dial is lively engraving of Father Time as bearded winged angel
holding an hour glass and with sun ray eminating from his navel, the gnomen
set between his splayed legs.
J. Saul was the local schoolteacher and the initials on the dial are those of
the 2 churchwardens Jonathan Midgley and John Butterfield. A church terrier
records that in 1750 Samuel Abbot was paid 4/- for a dial stone.
Listing NGR: SE3655843109
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