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West Kilbride, Kirktonhall, Sundial

Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Site Name West Kilbride, Kirktonhall, Sundial

Classification Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 41016

Site Number NS24NW 28

NGR NS 20521 48272

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council North Ayrshire
  • Parish West Kilbride
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cunninghame
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS24NW 28 20521 48272

At Kirktonhall (NS 2050 4830) is an obelisk type sundial dated 1717.

SDD List 1963

NS 2050 4827. This distinctive sundial is set in the garden of Kirktonhall (now local District Offices). An attached plaque reads "A stone column, carved into a multiple sundial, erected by Prof Simson in memory of his parents whose initials I S and A S and the date 1717 appear on this stonework together with an armorial shield bearing three crescents symbolising the stages of life".

Visited by OS (JRL) 11 November 1982

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