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Norwich  

Sundial 630
State/Province:  Vermont Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° 24' N Longitude:   72° 12' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private residence in Norwich, VT
 
Description:
  • A 12 inch square gray granite horizontal dial with bronze gnomon on a terracotta and stucco pedestal. Corrected for longitude to read EST. EOT corrections to nearest half-minute for the 1st and 15th of each month are engraved on edges of dial face. This is a private dial, not generally available for viewing. Dial sits atop a post of terracotta covered with stucco.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Frank J. Manasek
  • SHATTEN KOMMT LEBEN GEHT
  • Designer: Frank J. Manasek
  • Builder: Frank J. Manasek
  • Construction Date: July, 2008