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Latitude: 53.2467 / 53°14'48"N
Longitude: -3.376 / 3°22'33"W
OS Eastings: 308278
OS Northings: 373067
OS Grid: SJ082730
Mapcode National: GBR 4ZVW.WW
Mapcode Global: WH76P.3NMD
Entry Name: Sundial pillar in Tremeirchion Churchyard
Listing Date: 9 April 2002
Last Amended: 9 April 2002
Source ID: 26464
Building Class: Religious, Ritual and Funerary
Location: Close to porch of Tremeirchion Parish Church
Locality: Tremeirchion Village
Traditional County: Flintshire
The side of the pillar bears the incised letters 'S.M. / Nantgwillim / 1748'. On the 1871 map the sundial (presumably the same pillar) was marked at a position close to the lychgate; it now stands close to the porch of the church.
The pillar is said to have been part of the Tremeirchion churchyard cross, this portion having been re-used in the C18 to carry a sundial.
Stone shaft about 1.5 m high, with chamfered arrisses. The shaft stands in the socket of a base stone. Simple moulded capstone with recess for dial (lost).
An C18 sundial pillar, of interest notwithstanding the loss of dial and gnomon; listed also for group value with the Parish Church; possibly a fragment of the Tremerchion Cross.
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