SUNDIAL, IN ALBERT PARK

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1139828
Date first listed:
28-Jul-1988
Statutory Address:
SUNDIAL, IN ALBERT PARK, PARK ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
SUNDIAL, IN ALBERT PARK, PARK ROAD

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

District:
Middlesbrough (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 49262 19116

Details

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
59772
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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