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The Gnomon - Sundial

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« Reply #45 on: December 16, 2007, 06:24:08 pm »

Bewcastle Cross - Anglo-Saxon sundial

This is the oldest existing sundial in the UK.

A vertical sundial is carved into a richly decorated Anglo-Saxon cross at Bewcastle in Cumbria,
probably in the late seventh century.

The sundial is the fan-shaped carving about half way up the column.
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