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SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN

List entry Number: 1055377

Location

SUNDIAL APPROXIMATELY 12 METRES TO NORTH WEST OF TOWER OF CHURCH OF SAINT MARY THE VIRGIN, CHURCH STREET

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Shawbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Oct-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 260110

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SJ 5521 SHAWBURY C.P. CHURCH STREET (east side) 19/115 - Sundial approx. 12 metres to north- west of tower of Church of Saint Mary the Virgin GV II

Sundial. Late C18. Dressed grey sandstone. Circular base consisting of 4 steps with moulded nosings. Stubby Tuscan column. Circular copper dial plate inscribed: "Use well/these few bright/but ever fleetinge/hours" and "veni vide vale". Accounts record that 3s. was paid for putting up the sundial in 1784 and that £1 3s. 0d. was paid in 1786 for "a Dial piller". The dial appears to have been made in 1771 when £7 7s. 0d. was paid for it and £3 3s. 0d. for the dial plate. D.H.S. Cranage, An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, Part 8, p.724.

Listing NGR: SJ5589821191

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 724

National Grid Reference: SJ 55898 21191

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