NO0840 : Sundial, Caputh Parish Church

taken 8 years ago, near to Caputh, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Sundial, Caputh Parish Church
Sundial, Caputh Parish Church
Sundials or sun clocks are considered to be the oldest known device for the measurement of time and one of the most ancient scientific instruments.
The oldest known true sundial was built around 1500BC in Egypt. Shaped like a letter 'L' the length of the shadow cast by the vertical leg along the horizontal leg indicated the time. The Romans perfected the horizontal sundial we know today and invented portable travelling versions.
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NO0840, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 12 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
Place (from Tags)
Caputh 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 0881 4006 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:32.6193N 3:29.0786W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 0881 4006
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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