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Latitude: 53.4301 / 53°25'48"N
Longitude: -1.3458 / 1°20'44"W
OS Eastings: 443565
OS Northings: 392787
OS Grid: SK435927
Mapcode National: GBR MX1S.F4
Mapcode Global: WHDDK.91DR
Entry Name: Sundial at Centre of Rose Garden Approximately 90 Metres to North East of Clifton House
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1314596
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335662
Location: Rotherham, S65
Electoral Ward/Division: Boston Castle
Built-Up Area: Rotherham
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Clifton St James
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
Sundial at centre of rose garden approximately90 metres to north east of Clifton House
Sundial. Dated 'R.W. 1739', resited 1971. Ashlar sandstone. Chamfered square plinth inscribed 'Sam.I- Walker / Fecit '; shaft octagonal becoming cylindrical with moulded capital beneath cuboidal sundial; iron gnomons on principal faces beneath the inscriptions 'Dum spectas fugio ' and ' Sic transit gloria mundi ' and with date; flat, projecting blades on side faces. Two-stage plinth to ball finial.
Samuel Walker was one of the principal iron founders of Rotherham. Originally situated at Mr. Habershon's house at The Holmes, later moved to Ferham House before relocation at Clifton House. Illustrated in present form at original location by John Guest (p486).
J. Guest, ' Historic Notices of Rotherham ', 1879.
Listing NGR: SK4356592787
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