Sundial

Public timepieces, on buildings, churches, etc.
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barneyrubble
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I assume that sundials are classed as clocks, if so I found this one above the south enterence of St John the Evangalist Church off Upper Briggate.
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Just a thought, if St John,s Church is the oldest in Leeds, would this mean that this sundial is the oldest time piece in the City ?

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It doesn't seem to be working. It shows half past six all the bleeding time!    
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I got a picture of the St Johs sundial http://www.flickr.com/photos/phill_dvsn ... 0058380/It was SPOT ON with the time when i saw it lol
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I am as ever, eclipsed by your flare for humour Phill

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I took this photo of the sundial today (March 28 2012). I thought this sundial would have been covered in Secret Leeds before and I found this thread. I also thought that it would still be OK to post this image. It was taken at 12:16 BST so the sundial showing shortly after 11:00 is accurate as that will be under GMT as the Sun time did not go forward 1 hour last weekend!
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Is it electric?
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Johnny39 wrote: Is it electric? It must be, because if the Sun's shining it always shows the current time - I've already got mi' coit on
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BLAKEY wrote: Johnny39 wrote: Is it electric? It must be, because if the Sun's shining it always shows the current time - I've already got mi' coit on That made me
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