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Gastonia  

Sundial 649
State/Province:  North Carolina Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Condition:  Excellent
Latitude:   35° 15.148' N Longitude:   81° 6.346 W
Location: Access: This is a private dial. See below for access details.
  • 4341 Old Forge Drive
    Gastonia, North Carolina
    At street curb
 
Description:
  • A 56 inch horizontal dial of stone masonry with wrought iron gnomon. Dial center filled with crushed rock with Roman numerals on perimeter stones. Dial is longitude corrected to EST and the EOT correction is shown on an adjacent landscape stone.

    Dial is on private property but can be seen from the public street. For closer viewing, contact owner.
 
General Information:
  • Owner: David Jansen; contact phone 704-289-7837
  • Designer: David Jansen
  • Builder: David Jansen
  • Construction Date: Spring 2005