NS2683 : Sundial beside Rhu Parish Church

near to Rhu, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Sundial beside Rhu Parish Church
Sundial beside Rhu Parish Church
The block on top of the pedestal in the foreground is a sundial. It is dated 1637, and stands in the kirkyard of NS2684 : Rhu Parish Church, just to the south-east of the church. For another view, and for more information about it, see the main description: NS2683 : Sundial beside Rhu Parish Church.
Rhu Parish Church :: NS2684
The present-day church (1851), the third to stand on this site, is by William Spence, with later additions (c.1891) by Honeyman and Keppie; see its listed building report LinkExternal link for further details. A portion of the wall of the second church (1763) survives in the kirkyard, where it forms part of a memorial to James Buchanan of Craigend Castle.
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2011
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
17th Century 
Place (from Tags)
Rhu 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2673 8398 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:1.0393N 4:46.8807W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 2673 8398
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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