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Sundial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Llanbrynmair, Powys

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5932 / 52°35'35"N

Longitude: -3.649 / 3°38'56"W

OS Eastings: 288398

OS Northings: 300769

OS Grid: SH883007

Mapcode National: GBR 9B.9Q8F

Mapcode Global: WH68P.X2LS

Entry Name: Sundial in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 31 January 1997

Last Amended: 31 January 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18133

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: Located to the south of the W end of the church, approximately 5 metres from the corner of the Vestry.

County: Powys

Community: Llanbrynmair (Llanbryn-mair)

Community: Llanbrynmair

Locality: Llan

Traditional County: Montgomeryshire

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Exterior

A monolithic stone sundial, approximately 1m high, the square shaft with stopped chamfered angles, carrying a brass plate by Samuel Roberts of Llanvair, dated 1754 with a later gnomon, and giving the latitude of 52deg 35' N.

Reasons for Listing

Included as an interesting locally made dial plate of the C18, unusual in bearing the latitude for which it is presumably set.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II* Church of St Mary
    Located approximately 3.2 kilometres S of Llanbrynmair on the B 4518, and set in an oval churchyard on a small hill.
  • II Hafod y Llan, also known as the Old Rectory
    Located close to the NW side of the graveyard of the church of St Mary, and approached by a driveway under the churchyard wall.
  • II Plas esgair
    The house is located in its own grounds approached by a long driveway from the road, approximately 550m N of Llan church.
  • II Bethel Chapel and Forecourt Railings
    The chapel is located at an angle to the road, at the entrance to Bont Dolgadfan village from the B 4518, behind the house Tan-y-capel. The schoolroom and meeting room are attached by a lean-to roof
  • II Bont Dolgadfan Independent Chapel, with railed forecourt
    Located near the centre of Bont Dolgadfan, beside the road leading to Ty-gwyn farm. The chapel is set lengthwise and above the road, behind its railed forecourt set on the retaining wall.
  • II Brynawel
    Located on right side of the road from the centre of the village leading to Ty-gwyn and below the Independent Chapel.
  • II Tremafon
    Located on right side of the road from the centre of the village leading to Ty-gwyn and below the Independent Chapel.
  • II Bont Dolgadfan
    At the centre of the hamlet of Bont Dolgadfan.

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