Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Houston  

Sundial 275
State/Province:  Texas Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Sundial Sculpture Condition:  Good
Latitude:   29° 24.533' N Longitude:   95° 06.250' W
Location:
  • Univ. of Houston at Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd.
    Developmental Arts Bldg. (Delta Bldg)
 
Description:
  • An 85 inch high bronze sundial-like sculpture with elevated horizontal semicircular ring and steeply inclined bar up from base. Pegs and marks on ring suggest hour marks but design is wrong for location.

    Work is dedicated to exploration of space and has been relocated to a very shady area.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: University
  • Designer: Charles Pebworth
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1982