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Sundial in the grounds of The Bryn

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Asaph (Llanelwy), Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.2592 / 53°15'33"N

Longitude: -3.4363 / 3°26'10"W

OS Eastings: 304284

OS Northings: 374545

OS Grid: SJ042745

Mapcode National: GBR 4ZFR.VC

Mapcode Global: WH76N.5BXQ

Plus Code: 9C5R7H57+MF

Entry Name: Sundial in the grounds of The Bryn

Listing Date: 24 November 1987

Last Amended: 24 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 1430

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

ID on this website: 300001430

Location: Set in the wooded grounds, beside the summer house, to N of the Bryn, reached from the rear drive; ground falls away steeply to E overlooking the Vale of Clwyd.

County: Denbighshire

Community: St. Asaph (Llanelwy)

Community: St. Asaph

Locality: The Bryn

Built-Up Area: St Asaph

Traditional County: Flintshire

Tagged with: Sundial

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Dated 1588. Similar to the sundial in the grounds of kentigern hall, dated 1696; important as a rare early example.

Said to have had a well to the front and may have been brought here when the summer house was built.


Approximately 4ft high square stone stem, with chamfered edges, with chamfered edges, formerly with sundial gnomon on top; weathered time lines visible to top. Front face is inscribed IC, MC, 1588.

Reasons for Listing

Group value with The Bryn.

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