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New Row, Comely Park House Sundial

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0691 / 56°4'8"N

Longitude: -3.4567 / 3°27'24"W

OS Eastings: 309407

OS Northings: 687212

OS Grid: NT094872

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PPC6

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.WQ36

Entry Name: New Row, Comely Park House Sundial

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362494

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26023

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Dated 1786. Square dial panel mounted vertically on low rectangular-plan coursed sandstone post. Bolection-moulded architrave to dial panel; lattice pattern incorporating Arabic numerals to centre; hours inscribed in Roman numerals around border on either side and at bottom; dial (probably lead) to centre of upper part of panel; date and initials (including letter D but very weathered) inscribed within scroll immeditely above. Post surmonted by later banded ashlar pyramid coping.

Statement of Interest

Situated in the Grounds of Comely Park House (original villa of 1785 altered and expanded in 1893; see separate list description).

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