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Stouffville  

Sundial 730
State/Province:  Ontario Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Vertical Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   43° 58.015' N Longitude:   79° 15.200' W
Location:
  • Christ Church
    254 Sunset Boulevard
    Stouffville
 
Description:
  • A 46 inch wide by 52 inch high south-facing vertical dial of high density urethane with a 10 mm diameter stainless steel gnomon. Dial face has hour lines with half-hour marks and Roman numerals. Hour lines are longitude corrected.

    A brass plaque containing the dedication, additional information about reading the dial and an equation of time table is mounted on the building wall below the dial. An informative booklet about church sundials is available in the church.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Christ Church (Anglican Church)
  • SOLI DEO OMNIS GLORIA [To God Alone Be All The Glory]
    MMVII [2007]
  • Designer: Don Petrie and Shane Durnford
  • Builder: Shane Durnford Associates
  • Construction Date: 2007
 
References:
  • "Development of the Christ Church Sundial," NASS Compendium, Vol. 16, No. 2, June, 2009

Last Revised: 8/9/2011 12:27