St. John's  

Sundial: 775
State/Province:  Newfoundland Country:  Canada
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Fair
  Latitude and Longitude: 47° 31.600' N  52° 44.967' W
  • Bowring Park
    St. John's
    Near bungalow
  • A 10 inch diameter heavily cast bronze horizontal dial with bronze gnomon that was apparently replaced or remounted in the past. The dial face includes hour and half-hour lines and Roman hour numerals from 5 AM to 7 PM. The center of the dial face shows a simplified map of the world.

    The dial sits atop a stone pedestal with a two-part octagonal base. The base is inscribed with a dedication to the memory of Sir Edgar Rennie Bowring, K.C.M.G. (1858-1943), industrialist, born at St. John's, Newfoundland on August 17, 1858, son of John Bowring and Mary Rennie.
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  • Owner: City of St. John's
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  • Construction Date: 1952

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