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Heliochronometer Approximately 35 Metres East of Dunchurch Lodge

A Grade II Listed Building in Dunchurch, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3377 / 52°20'15"N

Longitude: -1.2816 / 1°16'53"W

OS Eastings: 449041

OS Northings: 271307

OS Grid: SP490713

Mapcode National: GBR 7PM.DS9

Mapcode Global: VHCTX.QHTS

Plus Code: 9C4W8PQ9+38

Entry Name: Heliochronometer Approximately 35 Metres East of Dunchurch Lodge

Listing Date: 18 January 2001

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1352676

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489715

Location: Dunchurch Lodge, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV22

County: Warwickshire

District: Rugby

Civil Parish: Dunchurch

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Dunchurch St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Description


DUNCHURCH

SP47SE RUGBY ROAD
1724/2/10034 Heliochronometer approximately 35
18-JAN-01 metres east of Dunchurch Lodge

GV II

Heliochronometer. Designed 1902 by G J Gibbs, and incorporated into the landscape design of Dunchurch Lodge by T H Mawson of Windermere for John Lancaster. Circular ashlar plinth of 2 steps, with tripartite fluted column enriched with swags, on a plain base and with a moulded cap. Circular bronze dial on segmental bracket inclined to north.

This unusually sophisticated sundial is of technical interest in its own right, as well as forming a feature within the historic gardens of Dunchurch Lodge.

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