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Latitude: 53.0278 / 53°1'39"N
Longitude: -3.0027 / 3°0'9"W
OS Eastings: 332844
OS Northings: 348300
OS Grid: SJ328483
Mapcode National: GBR 75.F93S
Mapcode Global: WH894.V595
Entry Name: Sundial near the N end of the formal garden
Listing Date: 3 December 1996
Last Amended: 3 December 1996
Source ID: 17863
Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces
Location: Situated to the E of the pond near the N end of the formal garden at Erddig c200m from the house.
Community: Marchwiel (Marchwiail)
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The sundial dates from the period 1716-33 when John Meller owned the house. It is not known when it was placed in this position. The shaft has been broken and repaired.
Baluster sundial on octagonal stone plinth. Octagonal brass dial and decorative brass gnomon with partially legible lettering and John Meller's coat of arms.
Listed as a good example of a C18 sundial and for historical associations with John Meller and Erddig.
Group value with Erddig and the listed garden structures of the E front of the house.
Other nearby listed buildings