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North American Sundial Society

Toronto  

Sundial: 435
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 39.774' N  79° 57.420' W
Location:
  • University of Toronto, Hart House Courtyard, NE corner of Hart House Circle and Tower Road
 
Description:
  • A small bronze 8 inch diameter horizontal dial, sitting upon a granite column of equal diameter. The dial plate has simple radiating hour lines and Roman numerals. No minute or quarter hour marks. The gnomon may have broken off at some time and been repaired, since it is now held on by a rather unsightly bronze angle iron.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: University of Toronto
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1922
 

Last Revised: 2019-02-09 18:22
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