Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Westbury  

Sundial 5
State/Province:  New York Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Polyhedral Condition:  Fair
Latitude:   40° 46.346' N Longitude:   73° 35.726' W
Location:
  • Old Westbury Gardens
    Rose Garden, SW of manor house
    71 Old Westbury Road
    Westbury
 
Description:
  • An old polyhedral dial set atop a tall stone column on the grounds of Old Westbury Gardens.

    Old Westbury Gardens is the former estate of John Shaffer Phipps, heir to a U.S. Steel fortune. Built in 1906, this garden is an example of period landscape design, with formal gardens and landscaped grounds on a 200 acre site. The gardens and mansion are open to the public but there is an admission fee.

    It is reported there are other sundials within the grounds.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Old Westbury Gardens
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
 
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Last Revised: 7/27/2014 9:55