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Monument record MDR6184 - Scratch Dial, St. John the Baptist's Church, Clowne

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 49827529 St. John the Baptist's Church, Scratch Dial. The scratch dial at Clowne is to be seen on a corner stone of the south-west corner of the nave. The height to the cemented-up style-hole is 67 ins. The noon line measures 14 ins and is distinct. There are eight lines to the west, four of them quite clear, and one, very faint, on the east side. There are Roman numerals at the end of several of the lines, which indicate it to be of a transitional type. The lines are equally spaced. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0740. 0740.
  • <2> Article in serial: Fisher, F. 1935. 'Derbyshire Scratch Dials', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 56, pp 31-43. p 37.



Grid reference SK 4981 7528 (point) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:36PM

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