TQ9549 : The human sundial, Charing

taken 8 years ago, near to Charing, Kent, Great Britain

The human sundial, Charing
The human sundial, Charing
The human sundial is found in a small garden, just off Market Place. The idea is that the person stands with their feet on the central strip in whatever place is dictated by the time of year, and their shadow will indicate the time (by British Summer Time) on the outer circle. It certainly seemed accurate enough when I tried it.

Another example of a human sundial can be seen at Knockholt LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9539 4936 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6008N 0:47.7576E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9538 4939
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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