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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.


List entry Number: 1139828



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


District: Middlesbrough

District Type: Unitary Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Jul-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 59772

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MIDDLESBROUGH PARK ROAD. NZ 41 NE (4919) 3/65 Sundial, in Albert Park. G.V. II Sundial dated:1876 and 1879, by John Smith (Stockton), for H.W.F. Bolckow (ironmaster). Sandstone ashlar; bronze gnomon. Gothic style. Sundial inscribed on painted tablet, dated 1876, under segmental-pointed recess, in pilaster-and-gable surround. Roundel in gable dated 1879. Deep plinth has gabled angle buttresses and slate tablet inscribed: "Equation of Time for Every 5th Day of the Month", followed by table. Sundial has 3 concentric dials giving time in New York, Melbourne and the Park. Greek mottoes in spandrels. Square border inscribed : "TIME BY MOMENTS STEALS AWAY FIRST THE HOUR THEN THE DAY". Diagram of solar system above dials, with 12 signs of zodiac in oval border. Below sundial, verse now partly eroded. Blank panel in similar surround on reverse side. Dilapidated at time of resurvey.

Listing NGR: NZ4926219116

Selected Sources

Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 7 Cleveland Part 13 Durham Part 41 Tyne and Wear,

National Grid Reference: NZ 49262 19116


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