Sundial in Chuchyard, Church of St Michael
A Grade II Listed Building in Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan), Powys
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Latitude: 52.6021 / 52°36'7"N
Longitude: -3.1425 / 3°8'32"W
OS Eastings: 322719
OS Northings: 301097
OS Grid: SJ227010
Mapcode National: GBR B0.92ZG
Mapcode Global: WH79W.PVSH
Entry Name: Sundial in Chuchyard, Church of St Michael
Listing Date: 20 March 1998
Last Amended: 20 March 1998
Source ID: 19547
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Located in the churchyard by the path to the tower door, approximately 16m S of the tower.
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan (Ffordun gyda Tre'r-llai a Threlystan)
Community: Forden with Leighton and Trelystan
Traditional County: Montgomeryshire
Tall urn-shaped baluster of Grinshill sandstone, the bowl decorated with overlapping leaves, on a moulded base, standing on a circular plinth. The square top carried a bronze dial by Richard Harper of Salop, inscribed 'I steal upon you Richd Bryan Willm Bishop CHURCHWARDENS 17/77', and giving the latitude of 52 deg 34'. The gnomon was apparently set up on site.
Reasons for Listing
Listed as a fine example of an C18 sundial complete with plate.
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