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Sundial 175
State/Province:  Massachusetts Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Armillary Condition:  Good
Latitude:   41° 45' N Longitude:   70° 30W
Location:
  • Heritage Plantation, Cape Cod
 
Description:
  • Bronze armillary dial about 40 inches in diameter. Has polar and meridional circles, with smaller ones at north and south poles. Gnomon is 1 inch in diameter. Dial is mounted on a wedge atop an octagonal stone pedesta. To enter Heritage Plantation there is a fee. For information phone 508-888-3300.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Heritage Plantation
  • "Serene I sand among ye flowers, telling ye passing of ye hours
  • Designer: James Moss, Newton, Massachusetts
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: 1980