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HER Number:MDV100172
Name:Sundial 5 metres north-west of Sortridge Manor, Horrabridge

Summary

Sundial dated 1766. Granite with slate plate. Square plinth with round base to cylindrical pier with plain square cap. Incised copper plate with inscription "Tempus Fugit 1766". Filigree gnomon broken. The broken pieces of gnomon are believed to exist.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 506 710
Map Sheet:SX57SW
Admin AreaDartmoor National Park
Civil ParishHorrabridge
DistrictWest Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishPETER TAVY

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUNDIAL (XVIII - 1766 AD to 1766 AD (Between))

Full description

English Heritage, 2014, National Heritage List for England, 1105763 (National Heritage List for England). SDV355683.

HORRABRIDGE SX 56 NW 7/4 Sundial about 5m north west of - Sortridge Manor, GV II
Sundial. Dated 1766. Granite with slate plate. Square plinth with round base to cylindrical pier with plain square cap. Incised copper plate with inscription "tempus fugit 1766". Filigree gnomon broken. The broken pieces of gnomon are believed to exist.
Listing NGR: SX5061671057.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV355683National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2014. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Website. 1105763. [Mapped feature: #185 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV76858Part of: Sortridge farmstead, Horrabridge (Monument)
MDV3599Related to: Sortridge Manor, Horrabridge (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Oct 19 2018 11:07AM