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Amble has Europe's largest GNOMON (sundial indicator)

In Amble Town Square is Europe’s largest GNOMON (sundial indicator) which is accurate to 15 seconds!


Time and Tide

Also beside South Cottesloe beach in Perth, you can find this bold structure. It is a large sundial and the time is read from the shadow on the “wings”. 15 more words


          “Hide not your talents,

          They for use were made.

          What’s a sundial in the shade?  ”

        -Benjamin Franklin-

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Gdańsk astronomical clock

This astronomical clock was constructed between 1464 qnd 1470 by the clockmaker Hans Düringer of Nuremberg. It’s 14 metres high and was the World’s tallest clock in the 15th century. 169 more words



I came across this sundial in a local park and thought it was a lovely addition to a pretty garden, perfect for the Summer sun