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HER Number:MDV8142
Name:Sundial on Tower of St. Mary's Church, Dartington Hall.


Sundial on the external south wall of the Old Tower of St Mary's Church at Dartington Hall.


Grid Reference:SX 797 626
Map Sheet:SX76SE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishDartington
DistrictSouth Hams
Ecclesiastical ParishDARTINGTON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SX76SE/9/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Crowley, J., 1961, Sundials in South Devon, 280 (Article in Serial). SDV4705.

Sundial on Old Church. Undated

Council for the Care of Churches, 1995, Dartington, St. Mary, Old Tower, Devon (Exeter) (Report - non-specific). SDV320271.

Sundial on external S wall of the Old Tower of St Mary's Church to the west of Dartington Hall. The sundial is engraved on a rectangular slate with shaped top and iron gnomon. A plaque below is apparently dated 1861 although it looks to be an 17th century feature.

Ordnance Survey, 2011, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV346129.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320271Report - non-specific: Council for the Care of Churches. 1995. Dartington, St. Mary, Old Tower, Devon (Exeter). Council for the Care of Churches Report. PN 1722. A4 Stapled.
SDV346129Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2011. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #108133 ]
SDV4705Article in Serial: Crowley, J.. 1961. Sundials in South Devon. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 93. A5 Hardback. 280.

Associated Monuments

MDV8141Part of: St Mary's Church Tower, Dartington (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 17 2011 10:15AM