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Edinburgh, Barnbougle Castle, Sundial

Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Barnbougle Castle, Sundial

Classification Sundial (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 50404

Site Number NT17NE 25

NGR NT 16826 78464

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Dalmeny
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT17NE 25 16826 78464

An obelisk-shaped sundial stood in a garden in front of the cottages at Long Green (NT 177 775) near Barnbougle Castle (NT17NE 6) to which place it was removed a few years before 1890 when the castle was rebuilt.

It stands about 7'2" high, with a shaft 10" square, and bears the Cunnyngham arms on one of the spaces on the side of the shaft.

D MacGibbon and T Ross 1892; RCAHMS 1929, visited 1926

NT 1685 7845 This sundial, standing 2.4m high is as described.

Visited by OS (BS) 11 December 1975

Architecture Notes

See also: Barnbougle Castle NT17NE 6.00

Barnbougle Castle, Garden NT17NE 6.01


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