Tyne and Wear HER(12297): Newcastle, Trinity House, Rigging Loft, sundial - Details
Newcastle, Trinity House, Rigging Loft, sundial
Gardens Parks and Urban Spaces
A small square wooden sundial set up on a wall in the courtyard of Trinity House, inscribed to 'John Welford. Master. Anno 1721'. The sundial was probably moved from the Banqueting Hall which was built in 1721.
Brenda Whitelock, 1992, Timepieces of Newcastle, pp 55-56; N. Pevsner and I. Richmond, second edition revised by J. Grundy, G. McCombie, P. Ryder, H. Welfare, 1992, The Buildings of England: Northumberland, p 475