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North American Sundial Society

Portsmouth  

Sundial: 130
State/Province:  New Hampshire Country:  USA
Dial Type:  Horizontal Dial Condition:  Excellent
  Latitude and Longitude: 43° 4.579' N  70° 45.259' W
Location:
  • Thomas Bailey Aldridge House, Strawberry Banke Museum. Dial in the garden.
 
Description:
  • Octagonal, approx 6 in. on a side Brass/Bronze Center compass rose, 4AM-8PM in Roman numerals. Standard stone pedestal. Probably not the original, as it is oversize for the dial plate.
 
General Information:Inscription:
  • Owner: Strawberry Banke Museum
  • Faint inscription at S of dial plate
  • Designer:
  • Builder:
  • Construction Date: Late 19C or early 20C
 
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