Sundial 20 Metres West Of Lumley Castle

Date:
7 Jul 2000
Location:
Sundial 20 Metres West Of Lumley Castle, Little Lumley, Chester Le Street, Durham
Reference:
IOE01/00154/23
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LITTLE LUMLEY LUMLEY PARK NZ 25 SE 4/45 Sundial 20 metres west of Lumley Castle II

Sundial on a column with pedestal. Sandstone sundial dated 1716; later white marble column and pedestal.

Corniced pedestal has cyma-moulded plinth and die with raised border and circle on each face. 2.0-metre high Tuscan column. Polyhedric sundial in the form of a sphere with 24 faceted faces: each face has incised letters and an iron gnomon; 2 of the square faces are dated 1716. Crowning vase with gadrooned top and small pineapple finial.

Listing NGR: NZ2873351064

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Cottrell_Bob IOE Records for Cottrell, Bob; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob

Keywords

Marble, Sandstone, Stuart Sundial, Georgian Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces, Garden Ornament