Sundial situated in the walled garden of Brinkburn Bothy

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303965
Date first listed:
15-Sep-1988
Statutory Address:
Brinkburn Bothy, Longframlington, NE65 8AR

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Location

Statutory Address:
Brinkburn Bothy, Longframlington, NE65 8AR

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Brinkburn
National Grid Reference:
NZ1160799091

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 31/10/2019

NZ 19 NW 10/69

BRINKBURN Longframlington Sundial situated in the walled garden of Brinkburn Bothy

(Formerly listed as Sundial 20 metres south of Brinkburn High House, B 6344)

II Sundial, mid-C19 by B. Armstrong of Ovingham (signed on shaft). Sandstone with brass gnoma. Circular base carries octagonal shaft with sunk trefoil-headed panels, and cuboctahedral (14-faced) block, each face (except the top and bottom) with separate dial, topped by ball finial on a tapering circular foot. Six of the twelve brass gnoma are missing. The faces all have sides of twelve-and-three-quarter inches. The faces (some of which are weathered) are marked with hourly arabic numerals and lines as permitted by the available space. The sundial was commissioned by the Fenwick family when they restored Brinkworth Priory and it was installed at the Manor House there (NHLE 1303922). Lancelot Fenwick installed the sundial at High House (not listed) when he moved there in 1952. It was listed in that location in 1988. In 2015 the sundial was relocated to its present position.

Listing NGR: NZ1160799091

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
236737
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Websites
Richard G Elphik, 2015, Brinkworth Priory Manor House sundial, Design, Access and Heritage Statement, accessed 29/10/2019 from https://publicaccess.northumberland.gov.uk/online-applications/applicationDetails.do?activeTab=documents&keyVal=NUETMQQS0G900

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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