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Photo-a-Day  (Sunday, 14th January, 2018)

Time Check

Time Check
Time check at St Wilfrid’s Standish.

Photo: David Long  (Sony RX10iii)
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Comment by: Mick on 14th January 2018 at 06:33

That sundial is wrong.

Comment by: Bradshaws Girl on 14th January 2018 at 09:04

Went on a guided tour of St Wilfid's during the heritage weekend last September. Absolutely brilliant! The ammount of history attached to this church is fascinating. You just don't realise what is on your doorstep.

Comment by: Howard P on 14th January 2018 at 11:02

I suspect it was just after 10.40 when you took this photo, Rev.

Comment by: Garry on 14th January 2018 at 11:53

Well if the Church clock is right, then yes Howard.

Comment by: irene roberts on 14th January 2018 at 12:00

I worked in Standish at one time so it is a familiar sight. I went to the churchyard some years ago with a dear friend, and the age of some of the gravestones, and the feeling of peace, made it a memorable visit.

Comment by: Jim tomney on 14th January 2018 at 12:48

Howard you’re a genius.great photo thought that was someone from Dads Army on the right.

Comment by: Veronica on 14th January 2018 at 13:00

Jim it's probably Jonesy about to be hauled out to fix the correct flag to the flag pole! ( or something similar)

Comment by: AP on 14th January 2018 at 13:12

Presumably, the sundial is right, and indicating local time, just a few minutes behind GMT, and the clock, one hour ahead of GMT if it is indicating BST.

Comment by: Mick on 14th January 2018 at 15:15

Looks like a black shadow of a devil on the church stone work, hes got one horn, a mouth, a van dyke beard and a one long slitty eye

Comment by: Rev David Long on 14th January 2018 at 19:14

They're both telling the same time - 10.41 according to my camera clock.
If you look, the shadow is to the left of the white line leading down to XI - and is just before the short line indicating the beginning of the 4th quarter of the hour.

Comment by: Gordon d on 14th January 2018 at 21:50

Grade 1 listed good view

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