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Sundial in churchyard of St Mary's Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Derwen, Denbighshire

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Latitude: 53.0456 / 53°2'44"N

Longitude: -3.3885 / 3°23'18"W

OS Eastings: 307013

OS Northings: 350713

OS Grid: SJ070507

Mapcode National: GBR 6N.D5DY

Mapcode Global: WH77M.XQM1

Entry Name: Sundial in churchyard of St Mary's Church

Listing Date: 30 October 2000

Last Amended: 30 October 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24343

Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary

Location: To the south of the church and west of Church House, close to the churchyard wall.

County: Denbighshire

Community: Derwen

Community: Derwen

Traditional County: Denbighshire

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Probably C18 or C19.


A small bronze sundial, complete with its gnomon, on a pillar of local limestone a little over 1 metre in height. The pillar is of square section with chamfered arrisses and with an exaggerated entasis profile, and is brought to an enlarged square head.

Reasons for Listing

Listed for group value with St Mary's Church.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Church House
    At the west side of St Mary's churchyard in the village of Derwen.
  • II* Cross in churchyard of St Mary's Church
    Opposite the south porch of St Mary's Church.
  • I St Mary's Church
    At the centre of the village of Derwen.
  • II Nant Morfydd
    ½ km south west of Derwen church, off the lane leading to Glyn Mawr; parallel C19 farm buildings range opposite the house at south-west.
  • II Coed-y-foel
    ½ km south east of Derwen Church.
  • II Former Miller's House at Melin Meiarth
    Near remains of Meiarth Mill, beside the River Clwyd to the west of Bryn Saith Marchog.
  • II Meyarth Hall
    On high ground to the west of Bryn Saith Marchog, north of the road to Melin y wig.
  • II Ffynnon Sara
    1 km north west of Derwen church, in as small roadside enclosure with perimeter wall and gate.

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