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Sundial 115
State/Province:  Virginia Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   37° 16.3' N Longitude:   76° 42.2' W
Location:
  • Burton Parish Church
    201 W. Duke of Gloucester Street
    Williamsburg, Virginia
    On Colonial Williamsburg grounds
 
Description:
  • A 14 inch square brass horizontal dial with hour lines and Roman numerals, compass rose and inscriptions honoring John Barrow. A fluted square pillar supports the dial.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Colonial Williamsburg
  • IN REMEMBERANCE OF JON BARROW 190x 1931 ARCHITECT WRITER ANTIQUARIAN
    Partially: "?THAT MARKED HIS DEATH THEN PASSED LEAVING HIS NAME AND MEMORY ILLUMINATED BY THE ETERNAL?"
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  • Construction Date: 1931?