SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 17 METRES NORTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055305

Date first listed: 07-May-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 05-Jun-1987

Statutory Address: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 17 METRES NORTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 17 METRES NORTH OF CHANCEL OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY, CHURCH STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Shropshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Market Drayton

National Grid Reference: SJ 67604 34104

Summary

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History

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Details

SJ 6634-6734; 13/33

MARKET DRAYTON C.P., CHURCH STREET (south-east side), Sundial approx. 17 metres north of chancel of Church of Saint Mary

(Formerly listed as Sundial in St. Mary's Churchyard)

07.05.52

GV

II

Churchyard cross, now sundial. Probably C14 or C15. Cross shaft replaced by sundial. Dressed grey sandstone. Base consisting of four octagonal stone steps. Columnar shaft with splayed base and moulded capital, copper dial plate and gnomon. Dial plate inscribed: "TIME IS SHORT / ETERNITY IS LONG" and "WHILE YOU HAVE TIME / DO GOOD". Copper plate applied to base of shaft and inscribed. "IN MEMORY OF S.P. BORN AD 1806 DIED AD 1885 / THIS SUN DIAL WAS RESTORED AD 1900".

Listing NGR: SJ6760434104

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 260336

Legacy System: LBS

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