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Sundial at St Donat's Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in St Donat's, Vale of Glamorgan

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Latitude: 51.4003 / 51°24'1"N

Longitude: -3.5324 / 3°31'56"W

OS Eastings: 293493

OS Northings: 167922

OS Grid: SS934679

Mapcode National: GBR HG.R25M

Mapcode Global: VH5J4.Q2DC

Plus Code: 9C3RCF29+42

Entry Name: Sundial at St Donat's Castle

Listing Date: 19 January 2005

Last Amended: 19 January 2005

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 83484

ID on this website: 300083484

Location: On the bottom level of lawn at St Donat's Castle about 50m north of The Cavalry Barracks.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Town: Cowbridge / Y Bont-Faen

Community: St. Donats (Sain Dunwyd)

Community: St. Donats

Locality: St Donat's Castle

Built-Up Area: St Donat's

Traditional County: Glamorgan

Tagged with: Sundial

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Dating probably from the end of the C19, 1880-1900.


Sandstone and limestone; the steps and base would appear to be limestone and the shaft and top sandstone. In the style of a C15 pillar piscina. Octagonal base with two moulded steps and a double moulded base stone. Octagonal shaft with moulded sunk panels. Top with eight panels of leafwork carving. Plain gnomon.

Reasons for Listing

Included for its special interest and group value as a part of St. Donat's Castle and its associated gardens.

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