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c1930's stone baluster SUNDIAL with gadrooned base and acanthus leaf capital with bronze dial and gnomon (photo), some copper staining on pedestal, inscription on plate 'ROTHAMPSTEAD LAT 50 18 33.2 N LONG 0 24 11 W THIS DIAL DESIGNED AND CONTSRUCTED BY SIR CHARLES BOYS LLD FRS IS BASED UPON AN ANCIENT DIAL AT THOME MADRAS ASSOCIATED WITH ST THOMAS IT DEPENDS UPON EUCLID'S PROPOSITION THE ANGLE AT THE CENTRE OF A CIRCLE IS DOUBLE THE ANGEL AT THE CIRCUMFERENCE SIR E J RUSSELL DIRECTOR 1935 TO OBTAIN (GMT) FROM THE SHADOW ADD OR SUBTRACT THE NUMBER OF MINUTES IN THE TABLE

Stolen from Harpenden, Hertfordshire, England on 6 June 2001

  • ID15693
  • Stolen from
  • Stolen date2001-06-14 00:00:00
  • Crime referenceF2/01/853
  • Number of items stolen1
  • Location: UK > Hertfordshire
  • Category: GARDEN
  • 14 Jun 2001

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