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Bloomfield  

Sundial 25
State/Province:  Connecticut Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   41° 49' N Longitude:   72° 44' W
Location:
  • CIGNA Insurance Co.
    Between main building and golf course.
 
Description:
  • Vertical dial on an eight ton granite cube, 4 foot on a side. Three vertical dials on east, south and west sides. Gnomons are missing Designed by R. Newton Mayall. A similar CIGNA cube dial is in Los Angeles, Union Square. Both dials owned by CIGNA Insurance Co.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: CIGNA Insurance Co.
  • Designer: R. N. Mayall
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: ca 1960
 
References:
  • Mayall, p.142, photo, p.229.
    Mayall, 'Dialing the Time', Sunworld, 4:3, 1980, p.109-113.