Sundial: 1052
State/Province:  Tennessee Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 36° 14.233′ N  86° 52.501' W
  • Cheekwood Estate and Gardens,
    1200 Forrest Park Dr.

    Dial is located near the SW corner of the Visitor Services building. Paid Admission
  • A hexagonal shaped brass dial 9.5 inches (24cm) . Gnomon appears set for 34 deg and is bent to one side. The dial plate is marked in 15 minute intervals with Roman numeral hour marks. The dial is heavily corroded. Dial sets on cylindrical limestone pedestal with a hexagonal cornice top.
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Cheekwood Estates and Gardens
  • "Concito Gradu"
    (at a rapid pace)

    perhaps an abbreviated or understood motto
    "Concito gradu tempus fugit"
    (time flees at a rapid pace)
    .... or Time flees at a rapid pace
  • Designer: unknown
  • Builder: unknown

Last Revised: 2022-05-13 16:55