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HER Number:MDV429
Name:Sundial at Little Bickington St. Giles


Sundial dated 1771.


Grid Reference:SS 491 168
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishLittle Torrington
Ecclesiastical ParishLITTLE TORRINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/6/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUNDIAL (XVIII to XXI - 1701 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

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

Parish church. Gnomon placed diagonally on the face of the dial to compensate for incorrect orientation of the church wall. Motto; fugit irreparabile tempus. Dated 1771.

Sources / Further Reading

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

Associated Monuments

MDV428Part of: Little Torrington, St. Giles (Building)
MDV419Related to: Frithelstock Priory, Frithelstock, Torridge (Monument)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:May 24 2007 12:01PM