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Toms River  

Sundial 507
State/Province:  New Jersey Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   39° 57' N Longitude:   74° 07' W
Location:
  • Front yard of house at 605 Baron St.
 
Description:
  • A horizontal dial about 22 feet in diameter. The dial base is stone and gravel outlined in shore juniper plants. Treated lumber, now gray through weathering, is used for the both the hour lines and the marking Roman numeral hours. Nicely fashioned with a hub of green junipers in the center surrounding a simple wood gnomon. Builder Richard Perez started off just wanting something a little different?and the sundial emerged in 1992 as the main theme of landscaping.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Richard Perez
  • Designer: Richard Perez
  • Builder: Richard Perez
  • Construction Date: 1992