The Kirkdale Sundial in Yorkshire

Title

The Kirkdale Sundial in Yorkshire

Subject

Archaeology

Description

Views of the sundial and St. Gregory's Minster,Kirkdale.
See:
Bradley, S.A.J., 'Orm Gamalson's Sundial',Kirkdale', Kirkdale 2002.
Fletcher, R.A, 'St. Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale', Kirkdale 2003.

[L. panel]
ORM GAMAL
SVNA BOHTE S[AN]C[V]S
GREGORIVS MIN
STER ĐONNE HI
T WES ÆL TO BRO

[R. panel]
CAN & TO FALAN & HE
HIT LET MACAN NEWAN FROM
GRVND XPE[=CRISTE] & S[AN]C[TV]S GREGORI
VS IN EADWARD DAGVMC[Y]NG
& [I]N TOSTI DAGVM EORL

[on the sundial itself]
ÞIS IS DÆGES SOLMERCA
ÆT ILCVM TIDE

[beneath it]
PR[E]S[BYTER](or PR[EOSTA]S)
& HAWARĐ ME WROHTE & BRAND

"Orm Gamal-
son bought Saint
Gregory's Min-
ster when it
was all quite ruin-
ed & quite collapsed & he
it let make newly from
the ground for Christ & St Gregor-
y in Edward's days, king
& in Tostig's days, earl

This is the day's sun-circle
at each hour

the priest(s)
& Hawarth me wrought & Bred

Creator

Mike Carpenter

Date

c.1055

Language

Old English

Date Created

2006-09-04

Files

Kirkdale Sundial - L. panel
Kirkdale Sundial - C. panel
Kirkdale Sundial - R. panel
Kirkdale Sundial - whole inscription
St. Gregory's Minster, Kirkdale

Citation

Mike Carpenter, “The Kirkdale Sundial in Yorkshire,” Woruldhord, accessed February 24, 2017, http://poppy.nsms.ox.ac.uk/woruldhord/items/show/184.

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