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HER Number:MDV423
Name:SUNDIAL in the Parish of Frithelstock


Sundial dated 1741. One of a similar group centred on Torrington.


Grid Reference:SS 463 195
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFrithelstock
Ecclesiastical ParishFRITHELSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/3/2

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUNDIAL (Post Medieval to XVIII - 1540 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Crowley, J., 1957, Sundials in North Devon, 178-9, 181, 184, 185 (Article in Serial). SDV273904.

Sundial dated 1741. One of a similar group centred on Torrington. Designed with a large circle enclosed in a square placed on the church wall. Remains of a dainty floral design in the corners with flowing graceful lines. Motto; umbra sumus. Well preserved. Other details: Fig 4.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV273904Article in Serial: Crowley, J.. 1957. Sundials in North Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 89. A5 Hardback. 178-9, 181, 184, 185.

Associated Monuments

MDV421Part of: St. Mary and St. Gregory, Frithelstock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM