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North American Sundial Society

Portsmouth  

Sundial 130
State/Province:  New Hampshire Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° N Longitude:   71° W
Location:
  • Aldrich House, Strawberry Banke, Museum
 
Description:
  • Octagonal, approx 6 in. on a side Brass/Bronze Center compass rose, 4AM-8PM in Roman numerals. Standard stone pedestal. Probably not the original, as it is oversize for the dial plate.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Strawberry Banke Museum. PO Box 300 Portsmouth, NH
  • Faint inscription at S of dial plate
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Late 19C or early 20C