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Sundial in the Churchyard to Christ Church Parish Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Meifod, Powys

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Latitude: 52.7484 / 52°44'54"N

Longitude: -3.2179 / 3°13'4"W

OS Eastings: 317885

OS Northings: 317447

OS Grid: SJ178174

Mapcode National: GBR 6W.ZYN5

Mapcode Global: WH798.J5WV

Plus Code: 9C4RPQXJ+9R

Entry Name: Sundial in the Churchyard to Christ Church Parish Church

Listing Date: 6 August 1991

Last Amended: 26 May 1995

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 8700

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Located in the churchyard, approximately 3m SE of the church porch.

County: Powys

Community: Meifod

Community: Meifod

Locality: Bwlch-y-Cibau

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Dated 1895, the pedestal being inscribed on the W side. Tall bulbous baluster pedestal of red sandstone set on a square block on an octagonal stone plinth, inscribed GLORY:BE:TO:THEE:O:LORD. Lead dial with gnomon, (now lost), was by Elliot Bros of London and was inscribed "This sundial was placed here by Frances, 2nd daughter of Martin and Mary Williams of Bryngwyn to the beloved memory of her husband Charles Aldenburg Bendinct of Indio Bovey Tracey married 20th January 1858".

Reasons for Listing

Included for group value with Christ Church Parish Church, and its lych gate.

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Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Christ Church Parish Church
    In the centre of the village, set at the top of a sloping rubble-walled churchyard.
  • II Lych-Gate to Christ Church Parish Church
    Located at the crossroads at the centre of the village, and the corner of the sloping churchyard.
  • II Drinking Fountain
    Located on the grass verge opposite the Lych Gate of Christ Church parish church.
  • II Ty Rop
    Located on the W side of the minor road from Bwlch-y-cibau to Meifod, set behind a front cottage garden.
  • II* Bryngwyn Hall
    Situated in its own landscaped park, on the northern side of Bwlch-y-cibau.
  • II Stables & Coach House at Bryngwyn Hall
    Bryngwyn Hall is set in its own landscaped gardens on the N side of Bwlch-y-cibau. The stables and coach-house are immediately downhill to the N of the main house.
  • II Bryn-Derwen Lodge
    Located behind the entrance to the driveway to Bryn-derwen Hall.
  • II Ysgubor Coed-Oer-Le
    Located in the floor of the valley of the Brogan, with a slight earthwork agger leading directly to the A.490 at Bryngwyn Cottages, and close to a small moat.

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