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Latitude: 51.9939 / 51°59'38"N
Longitude: -3.9944 / 3°59'39"W
OS Eastings: 263161
OS Northings: 234707
OS Grid: SN631347
Mapcode National: GBR DW.JFV4
Mapcode Global: VH4HJ.Q45T
Entry Name: Sundial
Listing Date: 26 May 1995
Last Amended: 26 May 1995
Source ID: 15996
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Edwinsford is reached off the B4337 between Llansawel and Talley and is situated on the banks of the River Cothi which is the boundary between the two communities. The sundial stands immediately NE
Traditional County: Carmarthenshire
Erected 1899 for Sir James and Lady Madeleine Williams Drummond of Edwinsford. Formerly stood in front garden of derelict mansion, the ancient seat of the Williams family.
1899 small stone upright sundial. Triple stepped circular base, square pedestal with moulded base and cornice surmounted by 4-sided stone sundial with obelisk head. Panelled sides to pedestal with carved work and raised lettering. Dated 1899 on E face with heraldic shield and initials J.S.D. Cartouche to N with lettering: " Do today's work today ". Heraldic shield to W with initials M.L.D. Cartouche to S with inscription: " The night cometh when no man can work ".
Three faced sundial with inscription to W side: " Watch and pray for ye know neither the day nor the hour ".
Attractive late C19 sundial. Group value with mansion and listed estate buildings.
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