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Falls Church  

Sundial 787
State/Province:  Virginia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   38° 53.150' N Longitude:   77° 11.683' W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • Private home
    2615 West Street
    Falls Church
 
Description:
  • A large vertical dial on the southwest brick wall of a private home. The hour lines are square PVC stock. Arabic hour numerals for noon to 7 PM are brass plated figures mounted on brass plaques. The dial declines 54 degrees from south to west. The ends of the hour lines indicate the solstices except for several long summer hour lines. The equinoctial points are marked by red glass inserts on the hour lines.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: Jack Aubert
  • Designer: Jack Aubert
  • Builder: Jack Aubert
  • Construction Date: 2007
 

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