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Latitude: 54.9145 / 54°54'52"N
Longitude: -4.9565 / 4°57'23"W
OS Eastings: 210598
OS Northings: 561758
OS Grid: NX105617
Mapcode National: GBR GH4Q.GF8
Mapcode Global: WH2S7.TQZT
Plus Code: 9C6QW27V+RC
Entry Name: Sundial, Lochinch Castle
Listing Name: Sundial to W of Lochinch Castle
Listing Date: 28 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394024
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46688
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Late 17th century (shaft and steps) sundial, replacement polygonal dial, 1889. Circular stone steps (approximately 10 feet in diameter). Ionic-capitalled column carved with spiralling vines; ovolo moulding; polygonal faced dial; cup hollows to alternative faces; ball finial at apex.
Sundial is notable for its unusual polygonal faced form and carved column (moved to this site from Castle Kennedy). See separate list descriptions for the 2 other sundials which stand in the gardens of Lochinch Castle. Other listings on the Lochinch Heritage Estate include Balker Farmhouse, Balker Lodge, Black Loch Boathouse, Black Stables Cottage, Canal Cottage, Castle Kennedy, Castle Kennedy Bridge, Castle Kennedy gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Castle Kennedy Lodge, Castle Kennedy Walled Garden, East Lodge, Garden Cottage, Ice House, Kennels, Kennel's House, Kitchen Garden, Lochinch Castle, Lochinch Stable Court, Main Lodge, Main Lodge gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Old Parish Church, Old Parish Church graveyard, 2 additional Sundials and White Loch Boathouse.
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