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Sundial Walls and Steps in Front of Fowey Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Fowey, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3341 / 50°20'2"N

Longitude: -4.6408 / 4°38'26"W

OS Eastings: 212157

OS Northings: 51581

OS Grid: SX121515

Mapcode National: GBR N6.X7RT

Mapcode Global: FRA 1854.V4V

Plus Code: 9C2Q89M5+MM

Entry Name: Sundial Walls and Steps in Front of Fowey Hall

Listing Date: 27 April 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1323710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469235

Location: Fowey, Cornwall, PL23

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Fowey

Built-Up Area: Fowey

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Fowey

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Wall

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868-0/2/10065 Sundial, Walls and Steps
in front of Fowey Hall


Sundial, walls and steps down from terrace in front of country house. 1898 for Sir George Hanson. Granite ashlar, vermiculated below chamfered string course of central part. Circular-on-plan wall surrounding circular central sundial, semi-circular-on-plan steps on either side down to central landing, the steps flanked by low balustrade plinth with squat square-on-plan terminal piers surmounted by ball finials.
All the walls have cyma-moulded copings. The sundial has a tapered shaft with cavetto twist up to knecking surmounted by bowl with egg enrichment to moulded cornice. Included for group value.

Listing NGR: SX1215751581

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