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Sundial to West of Castle's Western Gatehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Egremont, Cumbria

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.4797 / 54°28'46"N

Longitude: -3.5303 / 3°31'48"W

OS Eastings: 300947

OS Northings: 510448

OS Grid: NY009104

Mapcode National: GBR 3JSM.HX

Mapcode Global: WH5ZG.RN3N

Entry Name: Sundial to West of Castle's Western Gatehouse

Listing Date: 9 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1335999

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76124

Location: Egremont, Copeland, Cumbria, CA22

County: Cumbria

District: Copeland

Civil Parish: Egremont

Built-Up Area: Egremont

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Egremont

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

NY 01 SW (INSET) EGREMONT GREEN DYKES (South
side) Egremont

9/28 Sundial to west of
Castle's western
gatehouse

G.V. II

Sundial, dated 1762 on north face; partly restored in C20 when it was set on
present squared rubble plinth, c3 ft high. Monolithic stone drum with torus is
inscribed 'Sic tranfit Gloria Mundi' on north side. Monolithic stone block
above incorporates tapered octagonal finial. Each face of block measures c18
ins. across and is incised with a vertical sundial grid; letter (N, S, E, & W)
to top on each face shows orientation. All gnomons missing.


Listing NGR: NY0094710448

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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