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place:- sundial, Gilcrux
site name:- St Mary's Church
locality:- Gilcrux
parish Gilcrux parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
sundial
coordinates:- NY11723818
10Km square:- NY13

1Km square NY1138

The sundial is a south facing vertical dial for latitude 54d 30m (?). Gilcrux is about 54d 43.6m N; the dial is out of its planned place, perhaps moved, which might also explain why it has had to be set at an angle here.
photograph

sundial, Gilcrux -- St Mary's Church -- Gilcrux -- Gilcrux -- Cumbria / -- Sundial, marked for:- -- 'LAT: 54[-30]' -- 14.3.2008

photographs
I notice that there was a William Parsable, incumbent at Borrowdale church, 1806-39; and Borrowdale is 54d 31m N.
tiny photograph, 
button to large sundial, Gilcrux -- St Mary's Church -- Gilcrux -- Gilcrux -- Cumbria / -- Inscription:- -- 'The Revd. / WM. PARSABLE / Vicar of this / PARISH / 1836' -- 14.3.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large sundial, Gilcrux -- St Mary's Church -- Gilcrux -- Gilcrux -- Cumbria / -- Inscription:- -- 'CARTER [F]EARON / JOHN HODGSON / CHURCH / WARDENS / 1836' -- 14.3.2008

notes Cumbrian Sundials database, R Sylvester, 29.5.2008:-
Gilcrux / Near Maryport. St. Mary's church above porch / Box-like. Clamped
made 1836
British Sundial Society reference number 216

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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