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Sundial Circa 5 Metres South of Church of St James

A Grade II Listed Building in Goosnargh, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.8659 / 53°51'57"N

Longitude: -2.6716 / 2°40'17"W

OS Eastings: 355929

OS Northings: 441287

OS Grid: SD559412

Mapcode National: GBR 9RSQ.DX

Mapcode Global: WH857.X3Z4

Entry Name: Sundial Circa 5 Metres South of Church of St James

Listing Date: 13 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1317741

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185888

Location: Goosnargh, Preston, Lancashire, PR3

County: Lancashire

District: Preston

Civil Parish: Goosnargh

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Whitechapel St James

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


Sundial c.5 metres south
2/41 of Church of St. James


Sundial, 1745. Sandstone with brass furnishings. Hollowed circular base
of 2 semi-circular slabs stapled together round the foot of a very simple
slim baluster-shaped pedestal with a moulded cap. Brass plate and
triangular gnomon. According to Fishwick's Goosnargh the plate was

"Lat 53Ô 40' Vive memor Lethi fugit hora. The Revd Mr. Penny Minr.
Henry Porter of Westfield Fecit and Sculp. 1745".

Listing NGR: SD5592941287

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