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Lochinch Heritage Estate, Sundial to Sw of Lochinch Castle

A Category C Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9142 / 54°54'51"N

Longitude: -4.9574 / 4°57'26"W

OS Eastings: 210538

OS Northings: 561725

OS Grid: NX105617

Mapcode National: GBR GH4Q.G08

Mapcode Global: WH2S7.TRJ2

Entry Name: Lochinch Heritage Estate, Sundial to Sw of Lochinch Castle

Listing Date: 28 January 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394026

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46690

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Inch

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

1896. Sundial to SW of Lochinch Castle. Polygonal tapering stone steps. Elaborate baluster shaft with urn shaping at centre; table dial, metal gnomon, '1902 LHS'; inscribed at base of gnomon 'Louisa Hamilton Stair 1896'.

Statement of Interest

Sundial is notable for its foliate carved shaft. 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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