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Walled Garden And Sundial, Dunvegan Castle, Skye

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4466 / 57°26'47"N

Longitude: -6.5896 / 6°35'22"W

OS Eastings: 124756

OS Northings: 848891

OS Grid: NG247488

Mapcode National: GBR B931.BH7

Mapcode Global: WGX5L.R395

Plus Code: 9C9MCCW6+J5

Entry Name: Walled Garden And Sundial, Dunvegan Castle, Skye

Listing Name: Dunvegan Castle Sundial and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330808

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB504

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Probably 17th century; ashlar lectern type sundial with
gnomon to east, west and south facets. Stands on low stone
rectangular pedestal with slightly rounded sides and simple
corniced cap with faintly incised linear decoration.
Stands in centre of large square walled garden; rubble
walling with stone cope.

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