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HER Number:MDV72909
Name:Sundial at Mamhead House


19th century sundial to the south of Mamhead House


Grid Reference:SX 930 810
Map Sheet:SX98SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishMamhead
Ecclesiastical ParishMAMHEAD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II*)

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SUNDIAL (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1988, Mamhead (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV337182.

Sundial in the formal garden to the south of Dawlish College (Mamhead House). Sundial. Contemporary with Mamhead House (now Dawlish College), designed 1827-1833 by Anthony Salvin for Sir R.W. Newman, Bt.. Bathstone. Jacobean style. Pierced stone pedestal, shaped rather like a massive Jacobean pendant. Carved text in Gothic lettering round dial 'aeternitas abhor momento perdet'. Metal dial signed Houghton and Simms, London. Part of the formal garden south of Mamhead House. Other details: LBS No 85977.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV337182List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1988. Mamhead. Historic Houses Register. Website.

Associated Monuments

MDV32495Part of: Mamhead Park (Park/Garden)
MDV72908Related to: Fountain at Mamhead House (Building)
MDV10055Related to: Mamhead House (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 31 2006 4:40PM