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Sundial 467
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Analemmatic Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   44° 47' N Longitude:   80° 55' W
Location:
  • At Keppel Croft Farm and Gardens on Bruce Peninsula next to Georgian Bay, 20 km NE of Wiarton and 25 km N of Owen Sound.
 
Description:
  • This is a nicely constructed analemmatic dial, made of concrete, stone and ceramic tile. The hour markers are a series of small posts set in a continuous elliptical path with a 6 meter major axis and 4 meter minor axis. The sundial is located in a field next to a megalithic henge at Keppel Croft Farm and Gardens.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Bill Loney
  • Designer: Steve Irvine and Bill Loney
  • Builder: Steve Irvine and Bill Loney
  • Construction Date: 1-Nov
 
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