Sundials - World's Oldest Clocks

North American Sundial Society

Richmond  

Sundial 635
State/Province:  Virginia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   37° 31.9' N Longitude:   77° 25.3' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Richmond Hill Community
    Historic Monastery building
    2209 East Grace Street
    Richmond, Virginia
 
Description:
  • An 87 x 37 inch vertical stained glass sundial in a second story window on the south wall of a tower at Richmond Hill, a historic monastery in Richmond. The glass area of the dial is frosted with hour lines and numerals read from the inside. Richmond Hill is open to the public Tuesday through Sunday; visitors are welcome to view the sundial, which is located in a tower accessible from the main lobby entrance.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Richmond Hill Community
  • God's Time
  • Designer: John Gass, Rev. Ben Campbell
  • Builder: Richmond Hill
  • Construction Date: 15-Aug-08