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Sundial, Dunglass House

A Category B Listed Building in Oldhamstocks, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9397 / 55°56'22"N

Longitude: -2.3743 / 2°22'27"W

OS Eastings: 376716

OS Northings: 671911

OS Grid: NT767719

Mapcode National: GBR NFH0.P00

Mapcode Global: WH8W8.HYLY

Plus Code: 9C7VWJQG+V7

Entry Name: Sundial, Dunglass House

Listing Name: Dunglass, Sundial

Listing Date: 5 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14730

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200348159

Location: Oldhamstocks

County: East Lothian

Electoral Ward: Dunbar and East Linton

Parish: Oldhamstocks

Traditional County: East Lothian

Tagged with: Sundial

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Possibly 17th century. Sited to E of Collegiate Church on a
mound. Weathered ashlar. Square, moulded base supporting a
shaft comprised of 4 piers, each with moulded base and neck;
deeply over-hanging cornice/table above shaft, with cubical
dial at centre. Waisted, moulded block set on dial, added
later from series of stones formerly strewn about the area.

Statement of Interest

The proportions of the dial are unusual; the base, shaft and

table reach a height of 6', on a base under 2' wide,

supporting a table 5' wide. The possibility that the

structure served some other purpose originally, cannot be


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