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Sundial 2 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Lawrence

A Grade II Listed Building in Church Stretton, Shropshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.538 / 52°32'16"N

Longitude: -2.8088 / 2°48'31"W

OS Eastings: 345240

OS Northings: 293659

OS Grid: SO452936

Mapcode National: GBR BG.F75H

Mapcode Global: VH75V.8GGP

Entry Name: Sundial 2 Metres South of South Transept of Church of St Lawrence

Listing Date: 29 February 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1383280

English Heritage Legacy ID: 483698

Location: Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6

County: Shropshire

Civil Parish: Church Stretton

Built-Up Area: Church Stretton

Traditional County: Shropshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire

Church of England Parish: Church Stretton

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


CHURCH STRETTON

SO4593 CHURCH STREET
1312-1/13/61 (East side)
Sundial 2 metres south of south
transept of Church of St Lawrence

GV II

Churchyard cross now sundial. Medieval, C18 and early C19.
Sandstone ashlar. Former shaft head of churchyard cross
converted to sundial.
Shaft with carved cap and band below head and with traces of
recessed carved ornament on shaft. Shaft set at the junction
of the arms (now missing) of the former cross and is set into
circular base made of former mill wheel. Mill wheel with
initials T.W. and I.W. recorded as churchwardens in 1713.
Brass dial overlaid with later replacement now with gnomon
missing.
Older plate has inscription: `Richard Beddoes, Thomas Haines,
Churchwardens 1824'.


Listing NGR: SO4524093659

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

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