J5081 : Sundial, Bangor

taken 6 years ago, near to Bangor, Northern Ireland

Sundial, Bangor
Sundial, Bangor
Old sundial located in front of Bangor Castle (the current Town Hall). The plaque reads "This sundial served the important monastery at Bangor. Though damaged, it is a survival from the late early Christian period, probably the tenth to twelfth centuries. Three main rays indicated the main daytime services at the third sixth and ninth hours but only the noon (sixth hour) ray is now clear. An early sundial has been reconstructed an Nendrum, Mahee Island, County Down, and a third can be seen in Clogher Cathedral, County Tyrone." Also seen in J5081 : The Bangor sundial.
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 April, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Bangor  Bangor Castle 
Period (from Tags)
Medieval 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 504 812 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:39.3876N 5:40.1419W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 504 811
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Bangor (Co Down)  Bangor  Sundial  Mediaeval 

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