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Discover Our Sundials

For thousands of years, people have used sundials to tell time. In its simplest form, a sundial uses the position of the sun to cast a shadow and show us the hour of the day. 636 more words


Magnetic Sundial Porter

An unusual and rare magnetic sundial signed on the card S. Porter Fecit. March 17 1825. Entered at Stations Hall. Wooden circular case with glass dome. 93 more words

Scientific Instruments

The Donkey Seat - Youth and Age

As the collection of Teignmouth in Verse grows it is intriguing to reflect on how new pieces are discovered.

These particular quatrains were found during a walk from the Teign, through Shaldon and up what I have always known as “Beacon Hill” but is actually “Pickethead Hill”.   244 more words

Surrounding Teignmouth


I hadn’t meant to walk to the sundial today.  Fog hangs heavy over the reserve so I know the dial will not be giving away any of its secrets.  916 more words