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Latitude: 52.9312 / 52°55'52"N
Longitude: -3.0557 / 3°3'20"W
OS Eastings: 329134
OS Northings: 337614
OS Grid: SJ291376
Mapcode National: GBR 73.M87L
Mapcode Global: WH89J.1L56
Entry Name: Sundial in churchyard of the Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 29 July 1998
Last Amended: 29 July 1998
Source ID: 20204
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: The sundial stands in grass within the churchyard, 2m S of the path from the lychgate to the church door.
Community: Chirk (Y Waun)
Built-Up Area: Chirk
Traditional County: Denbighshire
The sundial was erected by churchwardens in 1827.
Made of sandstone. A tall octagonal pillar with moulded top and wide moulded base. Each facet of the octagon has a deeply cut roll-moulded lancet rising to a pointed arch. On top, a brass plate by W S Jones of Holborn, London, inscribed for W Potter and R Edwards, churchwardens, and giving the date.
Included as a complete sundial in a style typical of its period, of group value with the church.
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