103.Volume 29(iii) – September 2017

1. Editorial

2. Modern Observations using the 1702 Meridian Line of the Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri (Rome) – Woodruff Sullivan, Mallory Thorp, Guadalupe Tovar and Jennifer Look

12. How Long was I Walking? – Graham Stapleton

14. A Sundial Serenade – Wg Cdr James Hepburn Sindall DSO RAF, with a little editing by Kevin Karney

16. New Dials (1): An 80th Birthday Sundial – David Brown

17. Sundials in the Science Museum, Geneva – Doug Bateman

19. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 20: The Other Dials of Lennoxlove – Dennis Cowan

21. Peter-Jochen Kunath—Obituary – Ortwin Feustel

22. New Dials (2): Polar Sundial in Darwin – Margaret Folkard

23. A Missed Opportunity – David Brown

24. Readers’ Letters (1) – Gills

25. Postcard Potpourri 40: Glamis Castle – Peter Ransom

26. A Pop-up Sundial for Wroxton – David Brown, Graham Stapleton and Jackie Jones

28. An Interesting Slate Sundial by Griffith Davies, FRS – Sue Manston

32. Readers’ Letters (2) – Folkard

33. Portable Dial in a Calendar Box – Mike Cowham

36. A DIY Garden Heliochronometer – Brian Huggett

41. A Standing Ring Dial by J. Sisson – David Hawker

44. The Esperance Stonehenge in Australia – John Ward and Margaret Folkard

46. New Dials (3): Sundial on Mullachgearr Memorial, Mullaghmore,County Sligo – Michael J. Harley

47. New Book – Christine Northeast

48. Old Sundial Books: A Survey by Mike Cowham and Fred Sawyer

102.Volume 29(ii) – June 2017

1. Editorial

2. The Brighton i360: a Giant Gnomonic Possibility – Frank H.King

8. Holiday Pictures

9. Reader’s Letter – Wilcock

10. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 19: Some Sundials of East Lothian – Dennis Cowan

15. The Navicula: Made in Medieval East Anglia?John Davis

24. Newly Reported Dials, 2016 – John Foad

29. Throwing Light on a Sundial at Newstead Abbey – John Wilson

32. A Replacement Armillary Dial for Christchurch Park, Ipswich – John Davis

33. A Curious Oxford Sundial – Frank King

34. Two Interesting Slate Dials – Mike Cowham

37. Postcard Potpourri 39: Siófok, Hungary – Peter Ransom

38. Allan Mills—Obituary – John Davis

39. A Very Personal Sundial – Ortwin Feustel

42. BSS Annual Conference: Oxford, 21–23 April 2017 – Jackie Jones and Jenny Brown

48. Minutes of the 28th BSS Annual General Meeting, Oxford, 22 April 2017

48. A Host of Fundials – John Lester

 

101.Volume 29(i) – March 2017

1. Editorial

2. The Restoration of a Horizontal Dial by Henry Sutton – John Davis

8. Delhi Sundial – Frank King

10. Two New Dials of Saint Petersburg – Valery Dmitriev

11. Book Review – Wood

12. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 18: The Kelburn Castle Obelisks – Dennis Cowan

15. A Birthday Dial – John Davis

16. Sundial Artist, Dorothy Hartley – Mike Cowham

20. The Sundials and Dialmakers of London’s Moorfields – A Perambulation – Graham Stapleton

22. Book and Exhibition Review – Mueller-Maerki

24. Investigation of a John Bird SundialIan R. Butson

28. New Dials: Lynton, Devon – John Davis

29. History on a Sundial – Jackie Jones

30. Three Sundials of Barcelona – Anthony Capon

32. Dial Dealings 2016 – Mike Cowham

36. Postcard Potpourri 38: A Comic Postcard – Peter Ransom

37. How Wrong Can You Be? – Graham Stapleton

40. Article Review – Davis

41. Readers’ Letters – Foad, Greenberg

42. Trustees’ Annual Report 2016–17

44. BSS Accounts for the Year Ended 31st December 2016

 

100.Volume 28(iv) – December 2016

1. Editorial

2. An Italian Cruciform Dial – Mike Cowham

6. Constructing the Sundial and Planet Garden at West Park, LongEaton – Stuart Allan

8. Postcard Potpourri 37. Town Square, Brechin – Peter Ransom

10. Who was Jeanie Crowley? – John Lester

12. Joshua Springer of Bristol: An Eighteenth-Century Provincial Dialmaker – John Davis

16. Vertical Dial, Château de Chillon, Montreux – Doug Bateman

18. A Solstice SundialJackie Jones

20. A Historic Sundial in Old Hastings: A Recent Rediscovery – Bob Wilcock

21. An Ancient Dial Fragment in Hastings – Christine Northeast

22. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 17: Some Sundials of EastFife – Dennis Cowan

27. How to Measure the Declination of a Wall: A Beginner’s Guide – J. Mike Shaw

29. Newbury One-Day Meeting, 24 September 2016

34. The ‘Lost’ Sundial of Ham House – Graham Stapleton

37. Beaconsfield Revisited – Frank King

38. What it is to be Young – Jenny Brown

41. Book Review – Frank King

42. The Portable Vertical Dial – Mike Cowham

 

99. Volume28(iii) – September 2016

1. Editorial

2. Sundials by the Davis Dynasty – John Davis

6. The Sundial – Gillian Clarke

7. A Visit to the 24-Hour Sundial in Longyearbyen – DouglasBateman

8. A Sundial Search that Found a Toposcope – J. Mike Shaw

10. Margaret Ribchester—Obituary – John Foad

11. New Dials (1). New Dial for Historic Garden in Switzerland – Alastair Hunter

11. Postcard Potpourri 36. The Atlas Sundial, Old Mill House,Wannock, Polegate, East Sussex – Peter Ransom

12. A New Sundial for an Old School – Jackie Jones

14. A Universal Dial by G. WrightMike Cowham

17. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 16: Easter Coates House – Dennis Cowan

21. New Dials (2). A New Islamic-Inspired Sundial – Frank King

21. Reader’s Letter – Caviglia

22. A Visit to World Museum, Liverpool – Douglas Bateman

23. Holiday Pictures (1) – Peter Meadows

24. An Interesting French Dial – Mike Cowham

26. Come, Light! Visit Me! … A Sundial Revealed – Ian Butson

27. Weybridge Hospital Sundial, Another Mystery! – MartinJenkins

28. Holiday Pictures (2)

29. Saltcoats, Sundials, Storms – Christine Northeast

31. Bonus Postcard: East Bergholt – Frank King

32. A Sundial Puzzle from Gouda – Douglas Bateman and Frank H.King

33. Solution to the Crossword

34. A Sundial in the Sand – Jackie Jones

36. Study Trip to Poland – Bohumil Landsman

36. Beauty can be Timeless – Frank King

98. Volume 28(ii) – June2016a

1. Editorial

2. A Mystery Welsh Horizontal Dial – John Davis

6. Postcard Potpourri 35: The High Hall, Steeton, Keighley, West Yorkshire – Peter Ransom

7. A Scottish Sundial Holding Secrets – Alastair Hunter

13. New Dial: A Direct East Moon Dial – David Brown

14. A French Three-in-One Dial – Mike Cowham

15. Reader’s Letter – Turner

15. Kitchener’s Sundial in Palestine: Further Information – John Davis

16. BSS Sundial Awards 2010–15

19. Beware Elephants! – John Foad

20. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 15: Sundials on Scottish ChurchesDennis Cowan

26. An Early English Horizontal Dial – John Davis

29. Grand Garden Dials in 1908 – Martin Jenkins

34. Newly Reported Dials, 2015 – John Foad

39. Crossword Puzzle – John Lester

40. BSS Photographic Competition 2015–16 – Ian Butson

44. BSS Annual Conference: Liverpool, 15–17 April 2016 – John Lester and Alastair Hunter

48. Minutes of the 27th BSS Annual General Meeting

97. Volume 28(i) – March2016

1. Editorial

1. Using a Sledgehammer to Crack a Nut? – Frank King

2. Three Sundials in a Country House Garden – Nicholas M.Duke-Cox

6. Dial Dealings 2015 – Mike Cowham

9. Reader’s Letter – Hogbin

10. A Sundial from a Dublin Maker – Adrian Le Harivel

11. ‘Dig for Victory’ Sundial – Martin Jenkins

12. Could Anyone Mistake this for a Scratch Dial? – Derek Humphries

13. Kitchener’s Sundial in PalestineTommer Grossberger, Amir Freundlich and John Davis

17. Sunrays Change Edges on Sharp-Edged Gnomons – Tony Moss

18. The Decorative Dials of Coaraze, Côte d’Azur, France – Mike Cowham

20. New Dials (1): Doha, Qatar, Analemmatic Dial – Howard Peel

21. An Unrecorded Transitional Mass Dial at Bixley, Norfolk – John Davis

25. Postcard Potpourri 34: Deene Park, Corby, Northamptonshire – Peter Ransom

26. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 14: Aberdour Castle – Dennis Cowan

29. A Local Garden Centre Sundial – Mike Cowham

30. What Happened to the Calverley Sundial? – Derek Humphries

31. Equatorial Sundial in India – Frank King

32. New Dials (2): Armillary Sphere in South Wales – Brad Dillon

33. Holiday Sundial Sightings – David Payne

33. Trustees’ Annual Report 2015–16

36. BSS Accounts for the Year Ended 31st December 2015

96. Volume 27(iv) -December 2015

1. Editorial

2. The Tetrahedron CairnMark Lennox-Boyd

5. Andrew Somerville and his Snow Obelisk Dial – James Holland

6. Bratwursts, Vineyards and Sundials – Dennis Cowan

9. Postcard Potpourri 33. Old Market Cross, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire – Peter Ransom

10. What Happened to the Raunscliffe Hall Dial? – Martin Jenkins

12. Readers’ Letters – Halama, Morrison-Low, Cowan

14. A Visit to British Columbia, Canada, for the 2015 NASS Conference – Jackie Jones

18. A Transylvanian Analemmatic Sundial Revisited – Dan Uza

20. Tempus Fugit! – Ian Butson

21. Who Made these English Dials? – Mike Cowham

23 Most Enjoyed Article 2014

24. Sundials in Seattle – Douglas Bateman

27. ‘Langlois Slot’ Time Frog and Time Toad – Malcolm Bishop

28. Horizontal Azimuth Dials – Mike Cowham

32. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross: Part 13. The One That Got Away –Nearly – Dennis Cowan

35. A Disregarded Seventeenth-Century Horizontal Dial from Scotland – John Davis

37. Newbury One-Day Meeting 26 September 2015 – Ian Butson and Douglas Bateman

40. Book Review – Foad

41. Double Restoration at Barnes – Keith Scobie-Youngs

42. Designing Sundials Using 3D Drawing Software: Implementing the BSS Horizontal Sundial – Phil Walker

44. A Medieval Sundial from the Benedictine Monastery of Kaposszentjakab (Somogy County, Hungary) – Máté Varga and Sándor Keszthelyi

48. Holiday Pictures – Douglas Bateman

95 Volume 27(iii) September 2015

1. Editorial

1. Familiar Faces in Victoria, BC

2. The Sundial Herm at Ancient Messene, Greece – Andreas Galanakis and Martin Jenkins

7. Is this the World’s Hardest-to-See Sundial? – Frank King

8. The Magnetic Azimuth Dial – Mike Cowham

12. Cakes from the 2015 Conference

13. Artistic Images of Sundials – Valery Dmitriev

16. Alan Cook—Obituary – Tony Wood

17. The Shetland Islands: Reporting on Britain’s Most Northerly Sundial – Douglas Bateman 19. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 12: A Foray into England – Dennis Cowan 20. Who Were the Makers of these Attractive ‘Flower’ Dials? – Mike Cowham

22. Analysis of a Roman Portable Dial – Frank H. King

30. The Nature in Art Museum Sundial, Gloucester – Ben Jones

33. Kirktonhall and its Obelisk (or Pawn?)

34. A Little-Known Cambridge Sundial… and the Story of its Restoration – Ian Butson 40. Scottish Obelisks and the Kirktonhall Project (and a Chess Set) – Dennis Cowan 41. Postcard Potpourri 32: Pilling, Lancashire – Peter Ransom

42. Dialling Instruments in Holbein’s Painting ‘The Ambassadors’ – Allan Mills

47. Reader’s Letter – Davis

48. The ‘Pelican Dial’ Picture at Bromley House – Tony Wood

94 Volume 27(ii) June 2015

1. Editorial

2. The Chetwode Quadrant: A Medieval Unequal-Hour Instrument – John Davis

6. New Dials (1): A Horizontal Stereographic Projection Dial for South Africa – Malcolm Barnfield

7. 24-Hour Sundial in the Shadow of the Moon – Martins Gills

7. Total Eclipse 2015 – Douglas Bateman

8. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross: Part 11. The Dyallis of William Aytoun – Dennis Cowan

15. Re-Imagining the Pewterers’ Glass Sundial – Geoffrey Lane

17. English Pottery Sundial Picture – Malcolm Barnfield

18. Who Made these Ivory Diptych Dials? – Mike Cowham

20. Mike Groom—Obituary – Ben Jones

21. Setting the Bead on an Horary Quadrant Without a Date Scale – Frank H. King

21. The Eclipse as Seen in Fife – Dennis Cowan

22. Anton Schmitz – Bildhauermeister; Or, how a young German soldier eventually joined the British Sundial Society – Douglas Bateman and Ursula Schmitz

28. A Proposed Heliochronometer – Alan Mitchell

30. New Dials (2): Armillary Dial in Eire – Mark Lennox-Boyd

31. Sundial Discoveries in India and Sri Lanka – Martin Jenkins

35. New Book – Bonnin

36. Restoration of the Hole Park Sundial – Brad Dillon

37. The Hole Park Dial, Unrestored – John Davis

38. Newly Reported Dials, 2014 – John Foad

41. BSS Annual Conference: Nottingham, 10–12 April 2015 – Geoff Parsons, John Lester, Irene Brightmer and Frank Coe

45. Minutes of the 26th BSS Annual General Meeting

46. Trustees’ Annual Report

48. BSS Accounts for the Period 7 February to 31 December 2014

 

93. Volume 27(i) March 2015

1. Editorial

2. A Medieval Sundial from Lindos on the Island of Rhodes — Karlheinz Schaldach

5. New Dial – The Neuadd Dial 2014 — Mark Lennox-Boyd

6. A Mystery Sundial by Girard et Barrère of Paris — Martin Jenkins

10. Sundials in Madeira — Maureen Harmer

13. Michael Maltin: Spitfire Pilot and a Gentleman – Obituary — Doug Bateman

14. Dial Dealings 2014 — Mike Cowham

17. New Book — Savoie

18. The Moving Sundial of Ardrossan — Christine Northeast

25. A Theatrical Dial — Jackie Jones

26. BSS Accounts for the Period 1 January to 8 August 2014

28. Conarachne et Pelecinum: About Some Graeco-Roman Sundial Types — Jérôme Bonnin

32. Puzzle Corner

33. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross – Part 10: A Mixed Bag of Sundials in Edinburgh — Dennis Cowan

38. Some New Sundials in St Petersburg — Valery Dmitriev

41. Some Old Sundials in South Africa — Henk van der Ham and Malcolm Barnfield

45. Semper Novus, Semper Idem – Two Slotted-Gnomon ‘Conservatory’ or ‘Parlour’ Pottery Dials — Malcolm Bishop

51. Canvey Island Dial — Patrick Arnold

52. Dumfries House Armillary Sphere — Brad Dillon

 

92. BSS Bulletin Vol. 26(iv) December 2014

1. Editorial

2. An Exceptional Sundial – Denis Savoie and Anthony Turner

5. The Slate Dials of Brittany – Mike Cowham

8. Sundials on the Tropic of Capricorn – Anthony Capon

11. Readers’ Letters – Wood, Bateman

12. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 9: The Mercat Crosses of Scotland and their Sundials – Dennis Cowan

19. The Future of Dialling – Tony Moss

20. From Old to New – A Restoration Project—The Nazeing Church Sundial – Ian Butson

24. The Littlecote Dial – J. Mike Shaw

26. The Sad Story of a Sundial – Piers Nicholson

27. Newbury One-Day Meeting, 27 September 2014 – Kevin Karney and Irene Brightmer

91. Volume 26(iii) September 2014

1. Editorial

2. An Oxford Sundial Mystery – Frank H. King

9. New Dials (1)

10. A Craftsman’s Hand Helped Skirlaugh Sundial to Live On – Margaret Ribchester

11. Three Danish Sundials – David Hawker

13. Dialling Tales: The Day That I Said “No” – Christopher Daniel

14. Sundials in the Desert Lands of Central Australia – Marg Folkard & John Ward

17. Promoting the Society – Doug Bateman & Jackie Jones

17. Postcard Potpourri 31. Marsden Park, Nelson – Peter Ransom

18. A Seventeenth-century Halachic Horizontal Sundial by Robert Jole – Maciej Lose

23. Holiday Pictures

24. The Eaton Hall Sundial Pillar. A moving story of deviant orientation – J. Mike Shaw

28. New Dials (2)

29. Book Review – Lester

30. A Calendar Dial for Installation on the Moon – Allan Mills

33. A Vari-purpose Vertical Sundial – John Moir

34. BSS 25th Anniversary Conference, Greenwich, 25-27 April, 2014 – Jim Holland

39. Manchester Railway Dial – JD

40. Unexpected Aspects of Anniversaries, or: Early sundials, widely travelled – Helmut Sonderegger

45. BSS 25th Anniversary Photographic Competition, 2013-14 – Ian Butson

48. New Dials (3) 

 

90. Volume 26(ii) June 2014 (25th anniversary edition) 

1. Editorial

2. Use Or Ornament? – Harriet James

7. A Decorative Tile Dial – John Davis

8. The Decorative Arts of the Portable Dialmaker – Mike Cowham

15. Reader’s Letter – Brightmer

16. John Carmichael—Sundial Maker in Arizona – Douglas Bateman

21. Lewis Carroll’s Sundial – Kevin Karney and John Davis

22. Painting with Light—A sculptor’s take on sundialling – Tim Chalk

28. Some Kindersley Sundials – Lida Cardoza Kindersley

32. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 8: The Haddington Bowl – Dennis Cowan

34. Solar Obelisks of Russia – Valery Dmitriev

35. Lettering on Sundials – Ben Jones

39. Postcard Potpourri 30. Sterling Forest Gardens, Tuxedo, NY State, USA – Peter Ransom

40. Inspiration and Design of Portable Sundials – Jackie Jones

43. A Vertical Decorative Dial

44. Restoration of the Sundial at All Saints’ Church, Isleworth – Patrick Powers

47. The Slaughton Park Sundial – Dennis Cowan

48. Engraved Decoration on English Horizontal Dials – John Davis 

 

89. Volume 26(i) March 2014

1. Editorial

2. Two Conical Sundials with Missing Gnomons in the Archaeological Museum of Athens – Evangelia Panou, Efstratios Theodossiou, Vassilios N Manimanis & Konstantinos Kalachanis

8. Sherlockian Dials – Anthony Capon

10. Two Tompion Sundials on Display in California – Douglas Bateman

12. A Chinese Book of Sundials and a Noon Mark in Australia – John Ward & Margaret Folkard

14. A ‘Brilliant’ Australian Sundial – Kevin Karney & Grant Calvin

17. A New Analemmatic Dial in Brighton – Jackie Jones

18. Sundials on Boulders – Martins Gills

21. New Dials – Michael Harley

22. Dial Dealings 2013 – Mike Cowham

25. Postcard Potpourri 29—Fairbanks House, Dedham, Mass., USA – Peter Ransom

25. Christopher Daniel Receives His MBE

26. A World Sunclock – Michael Lee

32. Thomas Hogben’s Perpetual Calendar – Nigel Rainton

35. Two Unique Sundial Drawings From Vilnius – Darek Oczki

36. The Zutphen Quadrant – A very early equal-hour instrument excavated in The Netherlands – John Davis

43. Readers’ Letters – Lester, Bateman

44. Hillwalking and Sundials—An Unusual Combination? – Dennis Cowan

46. Snowshill Manor—Finding a dial that was there all the time – Tony Wood & Jill Wilson

48. Book Review – Oczki

 

88. Volume 25(iv) December 2013

1. Editorial

2. A Sundial Found in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings – Rita Gautschy and Susanne Bickel

7. A Dial by George Bradford – John Davis

8. Amaterasu—The Japanese Sun Goddess Rises in Shipston on Stour – Simon Fry

12. A Note on the Conservation of an Eighteenth-century Church Dial – Frank Evans

14. An Edwin Russell Designed Horizontal Dial – John Davis

15. Peter Drinkwater—Obituary – Christopher Daniel

16. Sundial Trip to London – Maureen Harmer

18. More Newly-Reported Dials – John Foad

20. Postcard Potpourri 28—St Deiniol’s Churchyard, Hawarden, Clwyd – Peter Ransom

21. Readers’ Letters – Hawker, Head

22. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 7: Scotland’s grandest dials – Dennis Cowan

27. A Missing Stained Glass Sundial Located – John Davis

28. The Scadbury Horizontal Stone Sundial – David Hawker

31. A Ceramic Sundial – JD

32. An Appreciation of Edwin Russell’s Sundials – Douglas Bateman (with Joanna Migdal and Christopher Daniel)

34. Sundials and Slavery – Roger Bowling

40. The Reworking of Mass Dials – Tony Wood

42. Newbury One-Day Meeting, 21 September 2013 – Mike Isaacs

44. More Dials From Edwin Russell’s Workshop

45. Designing and Creating Pierced Gnomons—Some initial ideas – Tony Moss

50. The Singleton ‘Druid’ Helical Dials – Barrie Singleton

52. Portable Dials at the Galerie Delalande – Dominique and Eric Delalande 

 

87. Volume 25(iii) September 2013

1. Editorial

2. The Buscot Obelisk – Mark Lennox-Boyd

5. Most Enjoyed Article Award, 2012

6. The Globe Dial of Prosymna – Karlheinz Schaldach and Ortwin Feustel

12. Noon Overlaps and Underslung Gnomons – JD

13. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 6: The sundials of Robert Palmer, schoolmaster – Dennis Cowan

15. Reader’s Letter – Vincent

16. The Faversham Guildhall Noon-Mark – Christopher Daniel

19. Stormontfield. Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Sundial – Dennis Cowan

20. BSS Photographic Competition 2012–13 – Ian Butson

24. The Tangram Diallists – Michael Lowne

25. Bristol Three-Piece Dial – Tony Wood

27. Identity Theft – Jill Wilson

28. Postcard Potpourri 27. St Mary and All Saints Church, Conway – Peter Ransom

29. A Universal Equinoctial Dial By T.W. Watson – Mike Cowham

32. Mysteries of the Astrolabe. An exposition by rule and compass – Peter Drinkwater

36. New Russian Dials – Valery Dmitriev

38. Alfred Rawlings’ Sundial Painting – John Foad

40. Planetary Hours – Michael Lowne and John Davis

48. New Dials – John Davis 

 

86. Volume 25(ii) June 2013

1. Editorial

2. The Arts of Urania — Peter Drinkwater

5. Marton cum Grafton Mass Dial Found at Last — Alan Cook

7. Pliny the Elder and Gnomonics — John Lester

8. William Cuningham’s ‘Cosmographical Glasse’ — John Davis

10. Postcard Potpourri 26 – Château des Rochers-Sévigné, Vitré, France — Peter Ransom

11. Readers’ Letters — Wood, Bateman

12. Romeo and Juliet – A proposal for a Shakespearean-themed Sundial — Valery Dmitriev & Douglas Bateman

14. A New Dial for St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle — John Davis & David Harber

18. A Garden Heliochronometer (a mean-time horizontal dial) — Martin Hogbin

23. The Cross or Crucifix Dial — Mike Cowham

28. Minutes of the 24th Annual BSS AGM, Edinburgh, 7 April 2013

30. BSS Accounts, Year Ending 31 December 2012

33. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Pt. 5. The Fettes College Sundial — Dennis Cowan

35. The Glassmount Sundials (and a palimpsest gnomon) — Dennis Cowan

36. Beijing Sundials

37. The Astronomical Function of the Marble Zodiac in the Florence Baptistry — Simone Bartolini & Marco Pierozzi

41. Fry’s Chocolate “Ancient Sundials” Cards — John Davis

42. Erratic Numerals — Tony Wood

44. Two Restorations of a Scrolled Gnomon — Maciej Lose

48. A Trans-atlantic Sundial from a Hollandaise Source — Tony Moss

52. BSS Conference, Edinburgh, 5–7 April 2013 — Alastair Hunter 

 

85. Volume 25(i) March 2013

1. Editorial

2. Astronomy and Solar Symbolism in the Basilica of San Miniato al Monte in Florence – Simone Bartolini & Marco Pierozzi

8. A West Indies Dial by Thomas Wright – Maciej Lose

14. Phil Rogers—Obituary – Christopher Daniel

15. The Lesser-known Dials at Barrington Court – Peter Ransom

16. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 4: The hidden sundials of South Queensferry – Dennis Cowan

18. Postcard Potpourri 25—Floral Dials – Peter Ransom

19. The Science Fair at Preston—June 2012 – Graham Aldred

20. Report on the Greek Dial From Delos Stored in The Louvre (Ma 4823) – Jérôme Bonnin and Denis Savoie

23. The Singleton Dial – Tony Wood

24. The First International Conference on Sun-dials – Anthony Turner

25. Horologia et Solaria. Instrumentation of Time in the Roman Empire: Lille 3 University, 29 March 2013 – Jérôme Bonnin

26. Dickensian Dials – John Wall

28. A Palimpsest Gnomon – John Davis

29. A 12th-century Manuscript Indian Circle Diagram – John Davis

30. The Duncraggan Stone – Alastair Hunter

33. Frank King wins the Sawyer Dialing Prize

34. The Dials of Middle Verdon – Mike Cowham

37. An Unusual Geographical Sundial – Ian Butson

39. An Interesting Scottish Slate Dial

40. Book Review—De Cursu Solis by Mario Arnaldi – Andrew James

41. Dial Dealings 2012 – Mike Cowham

44. Readers’ Letters – Orders et al, Drinkwater

45. Thomas Boleyn’s Slate Sundial John Davis

46. A Short Trip to Canada for Sundials – Valery Dmitriev

48. A Holographic Sundial – John Davis

 

84. Volume 24(iv) December 2012

1. Editorial

2. Lost and Found. The long journey of an unusual sundial – Peter Kunath

5. Haddon Hall Horizontal Dial – Tony Wood

6. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 3: The sundials of James Gifford – Dennis Cowan

9. Blemish or Blessing? – John Lester

11. Readers’ Letters – Lowne, Woodbury

12. The Equatorial Dials of Kloppenburgh & Cremer – Mike Cowham

15. New Dials

16. Summertime Noon Dial – Tony Wood

17. Postcard Potpourri 24. St Peter’s, Bexhill, East Sussex – Peter Ransom

18. An Excavated Lead Sundial – John Davis

20. Window Reflections – Michael Lowne

21. The Strangest Place for a Sundial? – Dennis Cowan

22. North-facing Mass Dials – Jackie Jones

23. Mapping Greco-Roman Sundials using GIS – Shaul Adam and Jérôme Bonnin

26. Nine Newly Reported Dials – John Foad

28. BSS Newbury Meeting, 22 September 2012 – Sue Manston

30. Building a Sundial at Chestnut Cottage – Richard and Judy Cecil

34. The Restoration of a 19th Century Noon Cannon Sundial – Malcolm Barnfield

36. BSS Sundial Safari to Catalonia, 13–18 September 2012 – V. Cowham, Butson, M & J Jenkins, Honey, Bateman & Payne

40. The Celtic Quartet Re-visited and Augmented – Tony Wood and Johan Wikander

41. Helical Sundials – John Davis

41. Mosque of Uqba – JD

42. Secure Fixings and Fastenings for Sundials – Tony Moss

46. Utile et Dulce – Aleksandr Bolyrev

47. The Meridies Media Greenwich Noon Dial – Christopher Daniel

 

83. Volume 24(iii) September 2012

1. Editorial

2. A Standing Stone and its Possible Astronomical Alignment—Using seasonal shadow and light displays in the Neolithic – Daniel Brown

6. Reader’s Letter – Drinkwater

7. Check-in at Noon—A noon dial with analemma at an airport check-in desk – Douglas Bateman

8. The Stereographic Projection and Quadrant by Henry Sutton – Michael Lowne and John Davis

15. Postcard Potpourri 23—Churchill, Somerset – Peter Ransom

15. Gnomon Supporter – Mike Cowham

16. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Part 2: The sundials at Craigiehall – Dennis Cowan

18. BSS Group photograph—Cheltenham, 2012

19. Cathedral Mass Dials – Tony Wood

20. The Planispheric Nocturnal – Mike Cowham

21. The Clock and the Sundial – JD

22. Lost Bonar Dial Resurfaces (Briefly!) – John Davis

23. A Dutch Manuscript Showing Polyhedral Dials – Heilke van der Wijk and John Davis

26. New Dials – Brown, James

28. Upton Manor Farm, Cambs – JD

29. The Tyttenhanger Sundial – Geoffrey Lane

32. The Old Meeting House, Norwich – JD

33. The Sundials of Gerald Laing – Dennis Cowan

34. Obituary—Peter Hingley (1951-2012)

35. Decorative Dials – Tony Wood

36. A Medieval Equinoctial Dial Excavated at St James’s Priory, Bristol – John Davis and Cai Mason

40. Holbein’s Cylinder Dial – JD

41. Mosque of the Sun II: Crown of Doha – Sara Shafiei and Ben Cowd

43. Early 19th-century English Drawings of Greek Dials – John Davis and Jérôme Bonnin

45. Exhibition of Sundials, North Oxford – Douglas Bateman

46. An Equatorial Sundial with EOT Adjustment: Update – Roger Bunce

 

82. Volume 24(ii) June 2012

1. Editorial

2. Gaocheng Calendrical Observatory, China – Allan Mills

8. Samuel Saunders. A study of a London sundial maker – Part 2 – Maciej Lose

12. A Very Early Description of a Horizontal Dial in English – John Davis

16. Childrens Sundial Competition – Valery Dmitriev

17. The Scoreboard Sundial – John Foad

18. Sonnenkompass 41 – Kuno Gross & Malcolm Barnfield

20. Sundials in GCSE Astronomy – Julien King

21. Lego Equatorial Dial

22. The Brunson Universal Sun Compass – David Le Conte

24. Meccano Butterfield Dial

25. Minutes of the 23rd BSS Annual General Meeting, Cheltenham, 15 April 2012

30. Postcard Potpourri 22 – Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow – Peter Ransom

31. In the Footsteps of Thomas Ross. Pt. 1. Scotland’s Oldest Sundials ­– the forerunners to lectern dials? – Dennis Cowan

34. The Forsyth Sundial – Faversham – Christopher Daniel

36. Ivory Sundials of Nuremberg Incorporating a Scaphe Sundial – Ortwin Feustel

42. Latitude Determination using an Equinoctial Ring Dial – Mike Cowham

43. Another Lego Sundial

44. The Dial from the ‘Palais Farnèse’: Roman or Modern? – Jérôme Bonnin

46. Readers’ Letters – Drinkwater, Coe, Manston

47. Book Review – John Davis

50. BSS Conference, Cheltenham, 13-15 April 2012 – Chris Lusby Taylor

52. New Dials – Michael J. Harley

 

81. Volume 24(i) March 2012

1. Addendum to Robert Stikford’s ‘De Umbris Versis et Extensis’ – John Davis

2. Samuel Saunders. A study of a London sundial maker. Pt. 1 – Maciej Lose

7. New Dials – JD

8. The Canterbury Pendant. Part 2: Relationships with the Libellus’ rule – Mario Arnaldi

13. A.P. Herbert put to the test – Frank Coe

14. The Dials of Saint-Hippolyte-Du-Fort, France – Mike Cowham

17. An Unrecorded Stained Glass Dial – JD

18. A Portable Horologium – John Davis

23. La Meridiana – Mark Lennox-Boyd

27. Postcard Potpourri 21: Lewes, East Sussex – Peter Ransom

28. Apparent Longitude Problems with some Scottish Sundials – Dennis Cowan

30. Gillot and Fragonard: two eighteenth century French artists’ conceptions of ball sundials – Malcolm Bishop

34. Book Reviews – Barnfield, Butson, Aldred

36. English Reformation and Protestant Scratch Dials of the 16th & 17th Centuries – Chris H.K. Williams

38. Midnight Nodus – Tony Moss

39. Dial Dealings 2011 – Mike Cowham

42. Readers’ Letters – Drinkwater, Wood, Moir

43. The Scaphe Sundial at Hever Castle, Kent – David Brown

 

80. Volume 23(iv) December 2011

1. Editorial

2. The Canterbury Pendant. Part 1: A new insight from an ancient rule for making portable altitude dials – Mario Arnaldi

8. Time For Another Beer? – Jackie Jones

10. The BSS Sundial Safari to Le Mans, France. 7-11 September 2011 – Val Cowham, David & Kate Hindle, Jane Walker, Robert Sylvester and Geoff Parsons

14. Sundial Festival at the Gatchina Palace, St Petersburg – Valery Dmitriev

16. The Sundial of the Certosa of Florence (Tuscany, Italy) Restored to Working Condition – Stefano Barbolini, Giovanni Garofalo, Guido Dresti and Rosario Mosello

22. A Stump-work Dial – John Lester

23. New Dials – Michael Harley

24. Robert Stikford’s ‘De Umbris Versis et Extensis’ – John Davis

29. Medieval Catholic English Mass Dials of the 14th and 15th Centuries – Chris H.K. Williams

32. The Margaret Stanier Memorial Sundial: An Unequal-hours Dial for Newnham College. Part 2: Evolution of the design – Annika E. Larsson

38. The Newstead Sundials – Dennis Cowan

41. A Painted Polyhedral Dial – John Foad

42. Mind the Gap – Sundials and Leap Years – Frank H. King

47. Readers’ Letters – Manston, Ingram, Nicholls, King, Foad, Turner.

49. The Art of Painting Sundials – JD

50. BSS Newbury Meeting – 24 September 2011 – Frank Coe

 

79. Volume 23(iii) September 2011

1. Editorial

2. A Medieval Gunter’s Quadrant? – John Davis

7. Book Review – Karney

8. BSS Photographic Competition 2010–11. Pt 2: The Conference Vote – Ian R. Butson

10. The Sundial Goes To War. Part 2 – Malcolm Barnfield

15. Postcard Potpourri 20—English Harbour, Antigua – Peter Ransom

16. Ancient Egyptian Sundials – Allan Mills

20. English Mass & Scratch Dials c.1250–c.1650 Combining statistical and religious evidence – Chris H.K. Williams

22. The Coronation Dial at Painswick – Tony Wood

23. Daniel Delander Dial Recovered – John Davis

24. The Great Amwell Scottish Renaissance Obelisk Dial Boss. Part 2: The Facet record – Malcolm Bishop

27. Umbra Docet—the shadow teaches – Walter Hofmann

27. Nature Club of Pakistan – Christopher Daniel

28. BSS Annual Conference, Wyboston Lakes, 29 April–1 May 2011 – Frank Evans

34. Simple Instrument for Finding a Meridian Line – William Watson (with comment from Michael Lowne)

35. New Dials – Boldyrev

36. Another West Indies Dial? – Peter Ransom

37. Readers’ Letters – Lowne, Williams, Drinkwater, Young

38. The Margaret Stanier Memorial Sundial: An Unequal-Hours Dial for Newnham College. Pt. 1. Some design considerations – Frank H. King

44. A Fathers Day Present – Peter Ransom

45. A Horizontal Quadrant of 1658 by Henry Sutton. Pt. 2 – Michael Lowne & John Davis

48. Holiday Sightings

 

78. Volume 23(ii) June 2011

1. Editorial

2. The Rainbow as a Solar Timekeeper – Allan Mills

8. A Horizontal Quadrant of 1658 by Henry Sutton; Part 1 – Michael Lowne & John Davis

13. War Memorial Dials – Tony Wood

14. Before the BSS—A Sundial Chronicle – Christopher Daniel

20. The Sundial Goes to War: Part 1 – Malcolm Barnfield

25. Readers’ Letters – Cowan

26. A Dial to Travel With – Jackie Jones

26. The John Rowley Dial – John Davis

27. Minutes of the 22nd Annual General Meeting, Wyboston, 1 May 2011

28. Accounts 2010

33. Photographic Competition 2010 – Ian Butson

36. The Ecclesiastical ‘Scratch Dial’ as a Serious Timekeeper – Peter I. Drinkwater

43. Readers’ Letters (continued) – Taylor, Foad

44. A Stained Glass Sundial with a Magnetic Gnomon – John Carmichael

48. Restoring the Sundial at St Nicholas’ Church, Leicester – Robert Ovens

51. West Indies Dials – JD

54. The Great Amwell Scottish Renaissance Obelisk Dial Boss. Part 1. Reading a Scottish renaissance sundial boss – Malcolm Bishop

 

77. Volume 23(i) March 2011

1. Editorial

2. The Restoration of the Sundial at Stutton Hall, Suffolk – Harriet James

5. A Polyhedral Dial

6. Symbolic Meanings of Sundials in Antiquity. Introduced by an explanation of ancient timekeepers – Jérôme Bonnin

11. Accurate Division Without the Use of a Dividing Engine – Tony Moss

12. Seven Dials. The investigations of an Austrian tourist – Walter Hofmann

14. Queen Mary’s Dial

15. A Sundial and its Provenance – Tony Wood

16. Hop onto a Sundial for Your House! – Vicki DeKleer

17. Captain Sturmy’s Polyhedral Dial – JD

18. Two Methods to Find the Eccentricity of the Earth’s Orbit from Measurements with a Sundial. Part 2—Observations and calculations of eJos Kint & Stan Ulens

20. Book Reviews – Davis

22. A Reconstruction of Ludwig Hohenfeld’s 1596 Polyhedral Sundial – Frans W. Maes

27. The History and Symbolism of Ludwig Hohenfeld’s 1596 Polyhedral Sundial – Klaus Eichholz

31. Postcard Potpourri 19—Corhampton, Hampshire – Peter Ransom

32. Four Horizontal Sundials in Schools of Volos, Alonnisos and Stefanoviki – D. Blatsis, E. Theodossiou & V.N. Manimanis

34. A Sun Simulator for Moyse’s Hall Museum, Bury St Edmunds – Mike Cowham

36. English Scratch (Mass) Dials: The ravages of time revisited – Chris H.K. Williams

39. Sundial Ephemera—Crested ‘Goss’ China Sundials – Christopher Daniel

41. Dial Dealings 2010 – Mike Cowham

43. Shadowy Secrets. Part 6—The limits of latitude in sundial design – John Moir

45. Examine Your Dials – Tony Wood

46. Polyhedral Ramblings – Peter Ransom

 

76. Volume 22(iv) December 2010

1. Editorial

2. The Equinoctial Armilla on the Façade of the Santa Maria Novella Basilica, Florence – Simone Bartolini & Marco Pierozzi

7. Readers’ Letters – Maes, Mills, Lowne

9. A New Babylonian and Italian Hours Sundial for Selwyn College, Cambridge. Pt. 2. Numerical Insights – Frank H. King

11. Kratzer’s Lost Dial – JD

12. Four Sundials in Adelaide, South Australia – Douglas Bateman

17. The Benares (India) Sundial in Three Dimensions – John Ward, Margaret Folkard & Ron Blum

20. A Very Large Polar Dial in Lalín, Galicia, N.W. Spain, Designed by José Luis Basanta Campos of Pontevedra – Alan Smith

22. The Construction of an Equatorial Sundial with a Reference to Anaximander’s Skiatheron – A. Galanakis, E. Theodossiou & V.N. Manimanis

25. Postcard Potpourri 18: Lochgoilhead, Argyll – Peter Ransom

26. Meridies Media—An Historical Essay. The direct vertical noon mark mean time sundial at Greenwich – Christopher Daniel

31. Newbury 2010 – Mike Groom

33. The Perception of Time in Anglo-Saxon England – David Scott

37. Merton College Dial – JD

38. Beata Beatrix – Roger Bowling

41. New Dials (1) – Valery Dmitriev

42. The Evolution of English Mass & Scratch Dials c. 1250-1650. Pt. 2. Age Ranking Dials by Type – Chris H.K. Williams

44. New Dials (2) – Brian Albinson

45. The BSS 2010 Sundial Design Competition – Tony Belk

 

75. Volume 22(iii) September 2010

1. Dial in the Sun (poem) – Ki Chapman

2. A New Babylonian and Italian Hours Sundial for Selwyn College, Cambridge. Pt. 1—Design & Construction – Frank H King

8. New Dials – Brown, Davis

9. Book Review – Williams

10. The Horizontal Quadrant. Pt. 2—Use, and the Inverted Quadrant – Michael Lowne & John Davis

16. Shadowy Secrets. Pt. 5—Shadows in the Mind – John Moir

18. A Benjamin Scott Horizontal Dial – John Davis

22. Ye Newlie Patented Sundyal Thief Catcher Mk 3 (cartoon) – Tony Moss

23. Blagrave’s Armillary Sphere Unveiled – John Davis

24. The Evolution of English Mass & Scratch Dials c.1250-c.1650. Pt. 1—Dial Categorisation – Chris HK Williams

26. Gnomon Supporters

27. A Local Peculiarity – Ian R Butson

29. The Return of Two Dials – Mike Cowham

31. Postcard Potpourri 17—Stainboro Castle, Barnsley, Yorkshire – Peter Ransom

32. Two Methods to Find the Eccentricity of the Earth’s Orbit From Measurements with a Sundial. Pt. 1—Theoretical Considerations – Stan Ulens & Jos Kint

35. Readers’ Letters – Kenn, Bowling

35. Holiday Snaps Knight

36. Timekeepers in Britain, 43-780 AD: Origins, the Roman contribution, and Anglo-Saxon continuity – Jérôme Bonnin, Tony Wood (transl.)

39. Shadowy Secrets—Answers

40. An Unrecorded Silesian Sundial By John Rowley – Maciek Lose

46. Henry Sephton (1686-1756)—architect, mason and diallist – Irene Brightmer

 

74. Volume 22(ii) June 2010

2. The Sundial as an Aeolian Harp – Allan Mills

6. A Vertical South Sundial Indicating the Equation of Time and its Terms – Ortwin Feustel

10. Glemham Hall Sundials – John Davis

13. Postcard Potpourri 16: Lake Annecy, France – Peter Ransom

14. English Mass & Scratch Dial Prevalence—a Preliminary Comparison with France – Chris H.K. Williams

16. Sundials and Forts in North Wales – Irene Brightmer

18. The Horizontal Quadrant—Part 1, Introduction and Instruments – Michael Lowne & John Davis

24. Update on the Tywyn Dial – Mike Cowham

25. Minutes of the 21st Annual General Meeting, Exeter University, Devon, 11 April 2010

26. BSS Accounts for 2009

29. The 21st Annual BSS Conference, Exeter University, Devon, 9-11 April – Chris Lusby Taylor

36. A Chime Dial – Heiner Thiessen

37. Building the Chime Dial – Tony Moss

38. An Unusual Slate Sundial – Mike Cowham

40. Book Review (1) – Wood

41. The Woodchester Unicorn Dial – Tony Wood

42. A Simple Meridian Instrument – Michael Maltin

43. Meridian Mirrors – Douglas Bateman

45. A Third West Indies Dial – Tony Wood

46. An Obelisk-Shaped Sundial with Wind Indicator in the Mainfränkisches Museum, Würzburg, Germany – Frauke van der Wall & Gerhard G. Wagner

51. New Dials – JD

52. Book Review (2) – Davis

 

73. Volume 22(i) March 2010

2. The Restoration of Egnazio Danti’s Astronomical Quadrant on the Santa Maria Novella Basilica in Florence – Simone Bartolini & Marco Pierozzi

9. Book Review – Baxandall

10. New Dials – Dmitriev, H. James, JD

11. Archibald Handasyde

12. An Equatorial Analemmatic and Calendar Sundial, Alicante, Spain – Douglas Bateman

13. Postcard Potpourri 15—Marsh Court, Stockbridge, Hampshire – Peter Ransom

14. The English Scratch & Mass Dial Era: Origins to c.1250 – Chris H.K. Williams

18. The Dial Designed for Church Street, Sheffield, by E A Pippet – Mike Cowham

20. Holiday Sightings (1) – David Payne

21. Readers’ Letters – Gunella, Lowne, Wood, Bateman, Williams

23. Holiday Sightings (2) – Eddie French

24. Thomas Tuttell’s Playing Cards – John Davis

28. Dial Dealings 2009 – Mike Cowham

32. Sundial Slides for Magic Lanterns – Peter Ransom

34. The Only ‘Mass Dial’ in Greece – E. Theodossiou & V.N. Manimanis

37. Holiday Sightings (3) – Robert Sylvester

38. The Voortrekker Monument, Pretoria, South Africa – Malcolm Barnfield

41. West Indies Dials in Gloucestershire – Tony Wood & Jill Wilson

42. The Noel Ta’Bois Fixed Dial Archive – John Foad

44. A Simple Sundial Maker in South Africa – Henk van der Ham

46. Question 87 from The Ladies’ Diary – Peter Ransom

47. Mystery Dials – John Foad

48. Photographer’s Dial—Part 2 – Tony Belk

 

72. Volume 21(iv) December 2009

2. The Pantheon as a Timekeeper – Robert Hannah

5. Reader’s Letters – Karney, C. Davis

6. William Watson of Seaton Ross (1784-1857) – Malcolm Young (plus John Foad & John Davis)

9. Postcard Potpourri 14 – The Butter Cross, Witney, Oxfordshire – Peter Ransom

10. A Tribute to Robert Hooke – Allan Mills

13. BSS Visit to the Royal Greenwich Observatory – JD

14. New Dials – Dmitriev, Barnfield

15. Dialling from “The Ladies’ Diary” – Peter Ransom

17. Collectors’ Dials

18. The English Scratch and Mass Dial Era: The Evidential Period c.1250 to c.1650 – Chris H K Williams

19. The Sun-Dial at Wells College (poem) – Henry Van Dyke

20. Robert Cutbush—a provincial dialmaker – John Davis

23. BSS Newbury Meeting, 26 September 2009 – John Lester

26. A Photographer’s Sundial – Tony Belk

28. A Universal Heliochronometer – Michael Lee

33. Sundial Cakes

34. A Double Catenary Bifilar Sundial for the Balearic Islands University Campus – Rafael Soler

37. Satellite Dish Sundial – John Davis

38. Prism Dials—a regional variety? – Tony Wood

40. Gnomon Supporters – Mike Cowham

43. BSS East Anglian Safari: 19-25 September 2009 – Val Cowham, Moss, Marginson, Evans, Isaacs, Carsen

 

71. Volume 21(iii) September 2009

2. A Universal Altitude Dial by John Marke – Michael Lowne & John Davis

8. Visit to Bramshill House, 6th June 2009 – Mike Isaacs

9. Modern Mass Dials and an Experiment with Time – Tony Wood

10. Prehistoric Sundials in Ireland – Michael J Harley

15. Postcard Potpourri 13: Rémalard, France – Peter Ransom

16. Searching for Lost Time: Finding Sundials in Rutland – Bryan Waites

20. New Dial – JD

20. Reader’s Letter – Lowne

21. The 20th BSS Conference, Grange-over-Sands – Chris Lusby Taylor

25. Mystery Inscription

25. A Sundial Hat

26. A Vertical Sundial Indicating the Present Ecliptic Positions of the Constellations – Ortwin Feustel

32. Two Manchester Glass Dials – Roger Bowling

34. The Prevalence of English Mass (Scratch) Dials c.1650—Part 2 – Chris H K Williams

36. The Recently Discovered Irish-Style Dial at Tywyn – Mike Cowham and Bill Linnard

38. The BSS Photocompetition 2008-09: The Conference Vote – Patrick Powers

40. Minutes of the 20th Annual General Meeting held at the Cumbria Grand Hotel, Grange-over-Sands

42. Book Reviews – Evans, Davis

44. A Roller in a Cottage Garden? – Rob Alton

45. Hans Holbein’s Design for a Clocksalt – JD

46. The Housewife’s Trick – Chris Lusby Taylor

 

70. Volume 21(ii) June 2009

2. The 67 Sundials of Caius Court, Cambridge – Mick Le Moignan

5. Folkard and Ward, Sundials Australia: a visit report – Douglas Bateman

8. Reader’s Letter – Lester

9. Two Newly Discovered Sundials on the Isle of Wight – Elizabeth Hutchings

10. Errors in Dials at the Wrong Latitude – Tony Belk

11. The Double Horizontal Dial—Then and Now; at the Oxford Museum of the History of Science – John Davis

12. The ‘Lost’ Barrington Stained Glass Dial Rediscovered – John Davis

13. Early East-Facing Dials – Tony Wood

14. The Adjustment of Wall Mounted Vertical Dials – Ortwin Feustel

18. Sundials Within the Tropics – Malcolm Barnfield

24. An Equatorial Sundial with EoT Adjustment – Roger Bunce

31. The BSS Photographic Competition 2008-9 – Patrick Powers

34. A Lead Domestic Windowsill Dial – Peter Baxandall

40. Postcard Potpourri 12—Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, USA – Peter Ransom

41. Altitude Dials for Tropical Regions – Mike Cowham

43. The Prevalence of English Mass (Scratch) Dials c. 1650—Part 1 – Chris H K Williams

44. New Dials – Moir, Harber

46. The Gravestone of a Sundial Maker – Roger Bowling

47. A Novel Reflecting Dial in Sweden – Dina Hviid and Curt Roslund

48. Chiming Sundial – JD

 

69. Volume 21(i) March 2009

2. A North-facing Polarization Sundial of Varying Hue – Allan Mills

7. Gerard Désargues – JD

8. New Dials – French, Dmitriev, Dillon

10. A Moondial for the Northern Hemisphere – Michael Lee

13. Reader’s Letter – Kenn

14. An Electronic Polarization Sundial and Photometer – Allan Mills

16. The Mass Dials of Continental Europe – Chris H.K. Williams

18. Construction of my Lawn Analemmatic Sundial – Ken Head

20. SIS Invitation Lecture (report) – John Davis

22. Sundials of St Petersburg – Valery Dmitriev

27. Is that a dial? Barcheston, Warwickshire – Jill Wilson and Tony Wood

28. A Russian Analemmatic Dial – Aleksandr Boldyrev

31. An Unusual Equation of Time Display – John Davis

32. Dial Dealings – Mike Cowham

36. Postcard Potpourri 11: All Saints’ Church, Hillesden, Bucks – Peter Ransom

37. Book Review – Shaw

38. The Sundial at Glamis Castle – David Gauld

42. Jane Austen and a “Small Astronomical Instrument” – John Baxandall

43. Graveyard and other Memorial Sundials – John Wall

48. Sundial Alarm – Tony Moss

 

68. Volume 20(iv) December 2008

153. Editorial

154. The Universal East and West Polar Dial – Mike Cowham

157. BSS Newbury Meeting—27 September 2008 – John Davis

159. New Dial – Boldyrev

160. Analemmatic Dials—Design Data – Ken Head

162. Postcard Potpourri 10: Wimborne Minster, Dorset – Peter Ransom

163. The Malvern Pillar Dial – Tony Wood

164. The Life Cycle of English Mass (Scratch) Dials – Chris H K Williams

166. Timbouctou Sine Quadrant – Malcolm Barnfield

168. Book Reviews – Walker, Brightmer

169. Diallist’s Alphabet – Tony Belk

170. Polar Dials at any Declination – Tony Belk

172. A Sundial at the Bodleian Library in Oxford – Anthony Capon

176. Liverpool Road Station Sundial, Manchester—a second view – John Wall

178. “Meet me in St Louis” at the 14th NASS Conference, 7-10 August 2008—a UK visitor’s impressions – Mike Isaacs

184. The Logarithmic Spiral as the Basis of a Polar South Sundial – Ortwin Feustel

188. John Blagrave – JD

189. Joanna Migdal: Professional Artist, Professional Sundial Maker – a visit report by Douglas Bateman

193. BSS Sundial Safari to the Alsace, 6-10 September 2008 – Cowham, Jenkins, Aldred, Bateman, Sawyer, Petrie, Nicholson

197. Henry Gyles – JD

198. An Early Meridian Line in a Former Stately Home, Hampshire—Additional Information – Douglas Bateman

199. A Puzzle at Ravello, Italy – Nicola Severino and John Davis

 

67. Volume 20(iii) September 2008

101. Editorial

102. An Early Meridian Line in a Former Stately Home, Hampshire – Douglas Bateman

106. Watts’ Dial

107. The Belmont Sundial – Christopher Daniel

108. Sundial at the Mountbatten School, Romsey – Andrew James

110. English Scratch (Mass) Dials: The Ravages of Time – Chris H K Williams

112. Shadowy Secrets, Part 4: The Art and Artifice of the Gnomon – John Moir

115. Photo Competition 2007

116. Over Three Hundred Years in the Sun: Thoughts of an Old Double Horizontal Dial – Irene Brightmer

117. John Marke’s Double Horizontal Dials – John Davis

118. Readers’ Letters – Brightmer

119. The Dillington Double-Horizontal Dial and John Marke – Frank Coe

121. Liverpool Road Railway Station, Manchester – Roger Bowling

123. An Analysis of the Vertical Equiangular Sundial – Graham Aldred and Celia James

129. New Dials – Jones & Stephenson

130. Astrolabes, Part 5 – Other astrolabe related instruments – Tony Ashmore

136. Some Hertfordshire Sundials – Ian R Butson

141. Readers’ Letters (cont.) – Wood & Wilson

142. BSS Accounts 2007

143. New Dials (cont.) – Douglas Hunt

144. A Happy Ending: The Preston Gubbals Sundial – Andrew James

148. Sundials in Armenia – Julian Lush

151. Readers’ Letters (cont.) – Wilson

152. A Visit to Belgium by Two Innocents Abroad – Jack Bromily and Jim Marginson

 

66. Volume 20(ii) June 2008

49. Editorial

50. Sundial Faces – Mike Cowham

54. The Solar Pyramid – Robin M Catchpole

60. New Dials – Brightmer, Dmitriev

61. Postcard Potpourri 8 – Petts Wood, Chislehurst – Peter Ransom

62. Readers’ Letters – Maltin, Bowling

63. George Watts’ Dial

64. Charles Darwin’s Sundial – John Davis

67. Sundial Trail Presentation

68. Making Porcelain Sundials – Elena F Vasilevskay & Aleksandr M Boldyrev

72. Minutes of the 2008 AGM

75. The Geographic Distribution of Surviving English Scratch (Mass) Dials – Chris HK Williams

77. The 2008 BSS Conference, Latimer – Chris Lusby Taylor

82. In Mrs Crowley’s Footsteps – John Lester

83. Book Review – Michael Isaacs

84. A Celtic Quartet – Tony Wood & Finola O’Carroll

88. Lutyens’ Vertical Sundials – John Foad

91. The Dial that Never Was – Dennis Stukenbroeker

92. A Vertical Arachnidean Sundial Indicating Islamic Prayer Times and the Direction of Mecca – Ortwin Feustel

95. There’s a Lovely Sundial in that Garden…! – from The Recorder

95. Photographic Competition 2007 – Patrick Powers

99. A Millennium Dial in Cheshire and an 18th Century Treatise on Dialling – Irene Brightmer

 

65. Volume 20(i) March 2008

1. Editorial

2. The Clef-Callier and the Equation of Time – Mike Cowham

3. The Sundial at the Pitti Palace in Florence – Stefano Barbolini, Guido Dresti, Garvofalo Giovanni & Rosario Mossello

10. Down at the Garden Centre: a Recorder’s Afternoon – Tony Wood

11. Historical Overview of the Listing/Recording of English Scratch (Mass) Dials – Chris H K Williams

12. Another Scaphe Dial by Mary Watts – Doug Bateman

13. Readers’ Letters – Stapleton, Moir, White

14. Finding the Sun’s Position in the Zodiac – Mike Cowham

16. The Swear-Box Sundial – John Foad

17. Book Reviews – Aldred, Ashmore

18. The Jamestown Commemorative Sundial – Graham Aldred

22. The 13th NASS Conference—a personal report – Graham Aldred

26. Astrological Symbols on Sundials – Fiona Vincent

28. New Dials

30. The Hole Park Cary Dial – John Foad

31. Astrolabes: Pt 4 Universal Astrolabes – Tony Ashmore

38. Dial Dealings – Mike Cowham

40. Sundials – Tim Hunkin

41. Book Reviews (cont.)

42. Postcard Potpourri 7 – Polam Hall, Darlington – Peter Ransom

42. Then & Now – Mike Shaw

43. Pat Briggs’ Meccano Models – John Davis

46. An Equatorial Mean Time Sundial – W S May

47. Mystery Dial

48. A Grinling Gibbons Dial – Roger Bowling

 

64. Volume 19(iv) December 2007

145. Editorial

146. Daniel O’Connell, Teacher and Slate Sundial Maker – Michael J Harley

151. Newbury Meeting 2007 – John Lester

152. A Strange Creature – Ian R Butson

153. Ben Jones: Letter Carver, Sculptor and Sundial Maker – Douglas Bateman

156. Astrolabes: Pt.3 Arabic Astrolabes – Tony Ashmore

161. New Dials

164. The Method of Equal Altitudes or the Indian Circle – Hugh McCague

172. Clock Ephemera and Sundials – John Davis

173. Readers’ Letters – Maes, Bailey, King, Head, Lester

176. Making Portable Dials in Silver – Jackie Jones

178. Postcard Potpourri 6 – Peter Ransom

179. John Rowell: Plumber and Stained Glass Dial Maker – John Davis

184. A Multiple Dial as a Monument to the Fishermen of Cala Figuera, Santanyi (Majorca) – Rafael Soler Gayá

187. A Dial by Richard Melville in Andover, Hampshire – Douglas Bateman

189. Book Review – Mike Cowham

190. A New Sundial Society?

191. Obituary: Margaret Wilson Stanier – Patrick Powers

192. Scratch (Mass) Dials: Time for a Reassessment – Chris H K Williams

 

63. Volume 19(iii) September 2007

97. Editorial

98. A Review of the Heliochronometers by Pilkington & Gibbs: Pt. 4. The Mechanical Equation Table – Graham Aldred

102. Hour Angle, Velocity and Acceleration of the Shadow Moving over a Sundial – Allan Mills

104. Obituary: Edward Martin – Tony Wood

105. Noon Cannons: A Sundial Conceit – Piers Nicholson

107. Astrolabes: Pt. 2. European Astrolabes: Tony Ashmore

111. Readers’ Letters – Simon, Wall, Aldred

112. Isle of Wight Sundial Mystery Solved – Elizabeth Hutchings

113. Snippet from a Church Leaflet – Irene Brightmer

114. Strange Longitude – Frank Evans

116. A Rare Dial in the Far North: Sumburgh, Shetlands – Vicki de Kleer

118. How Big—How High? – Mike Cowham

122. Book Review – Martin Jenkins

123. An Armillary Dial – John Davis

123. The Strange Case of Half a Motto – Patrick Powers

124. Drilling Brass Without Tears – Tony Moss

125. Sundial Supporters Revisited – Roger Bowling

128. Lines of Declination and Two Seventeenth Century Dials – Michael Lowne and John Davis

134. Solar and Lunar Data – Fiona Vincent

135. Photographic Competition

137. Declination Lines Detailed – Tony Belk

141. The Dial of Ahaz – John Wall

144. Postcard Potpourri 5: Thorpe Salvin Church – Peter Ransom

 

62. Volume 19(ii) – June 2007

49. Editorial

50. Brass or Bronze? – John Davis, Trevor M Brown & Irene Brightmer

56. BSS Photographic Competition 2006 – Patrick Powers

58. Minutes of the 18th Annual General Meeting

62. BSS Accounts 2006 – Graham Stapleton

63. Chatsworth and our Chairman… – Patrick Powers

64. Making Brass Disks the Easy Way – Tony Moss

66. David Harber – A visit report from Douglas Bateman

69. Shedding a Glorious Light—Stained Glass Sundials – Christopher St J H Daniel

73. Bird in Hand – Christopher St J H Daniel

75. Nailsea Replacement Sundial – Carol Arnold

78. Sunrise and Sunset Hours on a Garden Analemmatic Dial – K H Head

81. Postcard Potpourri 4—Haulfre Gardens, Llandudno – Peter Ransom

82. Readers’ Letters – Fred Sawyer, Michael Faraday, Tony Wood

83. Painswick Pharmacy– the first BSS Grant-Aided Restoration – Tony Wood & Harriet James

84. The Vertical Sundial of Panaghia Vlaherna Convent in Kyllene, Pelloponnese – E Theodossiou, Y Kouris & V Manimannis

86. BSS Annual Conference—Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge – Chris Lusby Taylor

91. Astrolabes—Part 1, Introduction – Tony Ashmore

95. Solar and Lunar Data 2007 – Fiona Vincent

96. ‘Sundial Notes’ calendar – John Foad

 

61. Volume 19(i) – March 2007

1. Editorial

2. Derbyshire Sun Dials – Maxwell Craven

9. Readers’ Letters – Lusby Taylor, Ashmore, Mills

10. Earth’s Rotation – John Wall

11. Death at the Sundial – Roger Bowling

12. The Vertical Sundial of the Church of the Dormition of the Virgin at Agria Trias in the Argive Plain – E. Th. Theodossiou & A. Dakanalis

14. Solar and Lunar Data 2007 – Fiona Vincent

15. Dial Dealings 2006 – Mike Cowham

18. Beccles—an epilogue ‘milestone’ – Patrick Powers

18. Birthday dial

19. Early French ‘Shell’ Dials – Mike Cowham

24. A Universal Italian and Babylonian Hour Accessory – Chris Lusby Taylor

27. Extract from Joseph Moxon’s ‘Mechanick Exercises’ – John Davis

28. The Restoration of the Dial on the Thomas Plume Library, Maldon – John Davis

31. Cooke’s New Sundial and the Beadsmore Heliochronometer – Peter Lane

32. Sundials Suffuse Secondary Schools

33. The Sundial in La Specola Museum, Florence – Stefano Barbolini, Guido Dresti, Frank King & Rosario Mosello

39. Postcard Potpourri 3—Wilton Bridge, Ross on Wye – Peter Ransom

40. The Self-Setting Property of Dual Sundials – Michael Lowne

45. Book Review – Patrick Powers

46. Orientation of St Mary’s Church, Stoke D’Abernon, Surrey – Ken Head

 

60. Volume 18(iv) – December 2006

145. Editorial

146. Sunrise and Sunset Hours on Analemmatic Dials – Bernard Rouxel

149. Wren’s Dial Remov’d – Harriet James

156. The Tavistock Square Bomb Memorial – George White

157. The Dinmore Dial – John Wall

159. Production-Line Manufacture of Portable Dials – Mike Cowham

162. Something Unsuspected, But Not New, in Darkest Scotland – K. Anderson

163. Sundial Delineation Using Vector Methods: Pt. 6, Equatorial Dials – Tony Wood

164. Understanding Sundials: Farncombe Estate, 18-20 August 2006 – Jill Wilson

165. Readers’ Letters – Foad, Wood, Le Conte, Hinton, Singleton

167. Hooke’s Joint, Sundials and the Sundial-Clock – Allan Mills

171. Postcard Potpourri 2: Marrington Hall – Peter Ransom

172. A Very Public Sundial – Peter Baxandall

176. Poetic Interlude – Tony Wood

177. Making Replacement Springs for a Pilkington & Gibbs Helio-Chronometer – Tony Moss

179. Wrest Park again

180. BSS visit to Nürnberg – Leonard Honey, Kevin Karney, David Hindle, Claus Jensen, Brian Moss & Tony Moss

183. Newbury Meeting, 23 September 2006 – John Davis

184. The Roman Sundial at Dion: the famous Macedonian sanctuary – E. Theodossiou

185. Solar Ephemeris – Fiona Vincent

186. The Helio-Chronometers from Pilkington & Gibbs: Pt. 3 – Graham Aldred

192. Tailpiece

 

59. Volume 18(iii) – September 2006

97. Editorial

98. Visit to the Museum of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers – Doug Bateman

99. The Stanwardine Hall Dial – John Davis & Harriet James

106. Time to Move

107. Time and Place – John Wall

109. Readers’ Letters – Lester, Cowham, Sullivan, Bowling

110. The Recreation of a Negretti & Zambra Vertical Dial – Ben Jones

112. My, My, My, the Dialler – a bit about Tom Jones – Peter Ransom

114. Postcard Potpourri 1 – Coldwell Clough, Kinder – Peter Ransom

115. I Hate Drainpipes! – Mike Cowham

118. A Home-made Vertical Declining Dial – K M Head

120. English Sundial Makers in Russia – Pt.1, Before the beginning – Aleksandr M Boldyrev

128. A Review of the Heliochonometers by Pilkington and Gibbs – Pt.2, Procedures for setting up the Helio-Chronometers – Graham Aldred

132. Church Alignment: Towards patronal saint sunrise? – Ian Hinton

137. Penshurst dial stolen, a twin found – Doug Bateman

138. Sundial Delineation Using Vector Methods – Pt. 5, Polar Dials – Tony Wood

138. Dialling Manuscript Found

140. Update on the Horniman Ceiling Dial – John Moir

142. Simple Delineation of Vertical Declining Dials – Tony Belk

 

58. Volume 18(ii) – June 2006 (J. Davis as Editor)

50. The Sundial in the Chapel of Holy Trinity at Rug – Peter Ransom

53. Readers’ Letters – Bateman, Hayes, Moir

54. BSS Photographic Competition 2005 – Mike Cowham

57. Minutes of the 17th Annual General Meeting, Collingwood College, Durham, 23 April 2006

60. BSS Accounts 2005

61. Sir Christopher Wren’s dial to be moved? – John Davis

62. Book Review – ChristopherDaniel

63. Mass Dials – where did it all end? – Tony Wood

64. Variation in the Equation of Time – Kevin Karney

68. Sundial Delineation using Vector Methods: Pt.4 – Direct East and West Dials – Tony Wood

70. Sundials of Buckinghamshire – Ian R Butson

75. Turnstyle Dial – Len Burge

77. Slune Hodiny – A small Czech sundial – Peter Ransom

78. The Pyramidical Dial in the King’s Garden at Whitehall – Mike Cowham

85. BSS 2006 Conference, Collingwood College, Durham

91. A Review of the Heliochronometers by Pilkington & Gibbs: Pt.1 – The design and accuracy of the Gibbs Helio-Chronometer – Graham Aldred

96. Tailpiece

 

57. Volume 18(i) – March 2006

2. The Martin Suggett Memorial Sundial – World Museum, Liverpool – Alan Smith

3. A Bird’s Eye View – Mike Cowham

5. Book Review – Wilson

6. ‘The Moon Has Set And The Pleiades’ – Sappho; Time measurement in cultural history – K G Hofbauer

14. A Moon Dial – Norman Darwood

16. Church Orientation – John Wall

18. Origami Sundials – Peter Ransom

20. Readers’ Letters – Brandmaier, Wood, Powers, Bateman, Darwood

22. The Dial Still Lives! – Ian Butson

23. An Irish Dial – Peter Ransom

26. Sundial Delineation using Vector Methods – Tony Wood

28. Dial Dealings – Mike Cowham

32. A New Shopping Centre Dial

33. Henry Wynne’s Double Horizontal Dials – Update – John Davis & Michael Lowne

35. Double Trouble – The realization in bronze of the Henry Wynne replica dial – Tony Moss

40. Glass Sundial Makers of 17th Century London – Geoffrey Lane

47. SIS Invitation Lecture Evening – Desmond Quinn

48. A New ‘Rotary’ Dial For Ipswich

 

56. Volume 17(iv) – December 2005

134. A Polyhedral Sun-Dial at Rivington, Lancashire – Peter Scott

142. The Equation of Time: The Invention of the Analemma. A brief history of the subject: Part II – Christopher St J H Daniel

154. ‘Timekumpas’ – the smallest heliochronometer? – Graham Stapleton

155. Reader’s Letter – Wall

156. The British are Coming: The North American Sundial Society Conference, Chicago, August 2005 – J Mike Shaw

158. Vector Delineation – Part 2 – Tony Wood

159. CD-ROM Review – Jill Wilson

160. The Lyme Hall Horizontal Equinoctial Sundial – Graham Aldred

168. BSS Newbury Meeting, 24 September 2005 – John Lester

170. A Sundial for a School in Southern Sweden – Curt Roslund & Marie Rådbo

172. The Cross Dial by C V Boys at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew – D A Bateman

175. Sundials at the University of Leicester – Allan Mills

176. BSS Grants Policy

 

55. Volume 17(iii) – September 2005

91. The Equation Of Time: The Invention Of The Analemma. A Brief History Of The Subject: Part 1 – Christopher St. J H Daniel

101 A Close Look at a Salisbury Dial—Harriet James and John Davis

104 Readers’ Letters—Head, Lowne, Butson, Stapleton

106 Major Lunar Standstill—Fiona Vincent

107 The John Rowley Moondial at Blenheim Palace

108 From The Recorder

109 The 2005 BSS Open Award Scheme—Nick Nicholls

116 The Intriguing Case Of The Braunschweig 1334 Sundial—Curt Roslund

119 The Holes And History Of The Beccles Church Dial—Patrick Powers

121 Sundial Delineation Using Vector Methods: Part 1—Tony Wood

128 Dom Ethelbert Horne: Founding Father Of Mass Dial Studies—Tony Wood

130 Tickless Time—Roger Bowling

132 Book Review—Piers Nicholson

 

54. Volume 17(ii) – June 2005

47 Direction Cosines For The Accurate Delineation Of Planar Sundials – Tony Belk

51 Book Note – Piers Nicholson

52 The Portable Sundials Of The Mary Rose – Mike Cowham

58 Equatorial Sundial By Lake Como, Italy – Ken Head

60 New Sundial At The Scots Hotel In Tiberias, Israel – Shaul Adam & Fred Hibbert

61 The Dandelion – Nature’s Sundial – Christopher St J H Daniel

62 East Of Evesham – Tony Wood

63 Reader’s Letter – Powers

64 The Curious Holes In The St Michael’s Church Dial, Beccles – Patrick Powers

65 A Just Punishment? – John Davis

65 Book Note (2)

66 More On The Equation Of Time On Sundials – John Davis

75 From The Register – Flies On Dials

76 BSS Accounts For 2004

77 From The Register – Wiltshire’s Wonderful Sundials From John Ingram

78 From The Register – A Double Take On A Direct Dial….

78 Photographic Competition – Mike Cowham

81 BSS Annual Conference, Royal Holloway College – 1-3 April 2005 – Margaret Stanier

85 Seen At Kew

86 Minutes Of The 16th Annual General Meeting,The Royal Holloway College, Egham, 3 April 2005

 

53. Volume 17(i) – March 2005

3 Moondials And The Moon – Michael Lowne

13 Equatorial Equinoctial Sundial – W.S. May

14 A Flagpole Sundial – Sven Olof Larsson

15 The Courtyard Of Time Of Cascina Picchetta, Cameri, Piedmont – Rosario Mosello & Guido Dresti

21 Further Comments On The Sundial Of St. Mary’s Stoke D’Abernon, Surrey – K.H. Head

23 Italy 2004 – Frank Evans

28 A Salutation To David Young – Christopher Daniel

29 Dial Dealings 2004 – Mike Cowham

33 Affiliation To The RAS

34 Sir Isaac Newton Sundial Unveiled At Leicester University – John Davis

35 Pillar Dial With Meridian Line Calibrated In Italian Hours – Mike Cowham

36 An Ecliptic Calendar Dial – John Foad

41 The Diallist’s Apprentice (Poem) – Elm S. Slows

42 Newly Discovered Saxon Dials And Their Prospects For The Future – Tony Wood

44 Italy Extra

 

52. Volume 16(iv) – December 2004

135 Thomas Wright’s Horizontal Sundials – John Davis

143 The Cylindrical Box Of Antoninus Pius – Pt. 2 – P.A. Auber

146 Dialling Made (Almost Too) Easy – Mike Cowham

152 Tenth Annual NASS Conference. Tenafly, New Jersey, Usa – 19-22 August 2004 – Martin Jenkins

155 Readers’ Letters – Irwin, Turne1, Cowham

156 From The Register

157 The Anglo-Saxon Sundial On St. Maurice’s Church In Winchester – D. Scott

160 Sundial For A Golden Wedding – John Wall

163 Five Sundials At Dunmore, Co. Donegal – Michael J. Harley & Harriet James

170 Book Review – Higton

172 Church Tower Horizontal Sundials – John Foad

173 In Spite Of The Weather – Newbury 2004 – Jane Walker

175 Guidelines For Contributors

 

51. Volume 16(iii) – September 2004 (1st laid out by J.D.)

91 Vial Dial – Heiner Thiessen

95 Notes From The Editor

96 Restoration Of The Houghton Hall Sundials – A Study In Patience – John Davis

100 Anne Somerville – An Obituary

101 The Vertical Sundial Of Saint Lavretios Convent – E. Th. Theodossiou, Y. Kouris & V.N. Manimanis

103 A Sun And Moon Dial With Babylonic And Italian Hours – Karl G. Hofbauer

105 Restoration Of The Sundial On Market Lavington Church – Harriet James

108 Bss Accounts For The Year Ending 31 December 2003

110 Joseph Mcnally’s Slate Sundials -John Davis, Michael J. Harley & Harriet James

116 Book Review: Sundials

117 Readers’ Letters – Davis, Cowham, Powers & Cae

118 Equatorial Sundial Unveiled By The Queen – D.A. Bateman

120 An Austrian Visit And Two Rather Doubtful Dials – Mike Cowham

122 Where Is The Sun? – Gordon E. Taylor

124 The Cylindrical Box Of Antoninus Pius Pt. 1 – P.A. Auber

 

50. Volume 16(ii) – June 2004

46 Editorial

47 Magnetic Azimuth Dials – Mike Cowham

49 Two Sundials In Southeast Attica – E. Th. Theodossiou And V.N. Manimanis

53 An Azimuthal Mean Time Dial: Development Of A Sundial Design – S. Higgon

57 A Buried Sundial – John Davis

59 The Wayfarer’s Clock – Revisited – J. Wall

63 A Pair Of Dials In Vendome, France – K.H. Head

65 An Astrolabe From The Italian Alps – Guido Dresti, Rosario Mosello.

69 Reflexions On True North, Large Dials And The Apparent Sun – P. Powers

73 Minutes Of The 15th AGM of the BSS held at St Anne’s College, Oxford, 18 April 2004

76 A Square Dial Of 1709 – Lee Borrett

77 Variety In Uniformity: An Oxymoron – A. Capon

79 Chinese Dials – Tony Wood

80 Oxford 2004: 15th Anniversary Sundial Conference

83 Reader’s Letter – Lester

84 Book Reviews: Guernsey Sundials, BSS Sundial Glossary

85 Video Review: Time In Suffolk

86 The First Dial At Chastleton House, Oxfordshire – A.O. Wood

88 Blenheim Palace

 

49. Volume16(i) – March 2004

3 The Society’s New Patron: The Hon Sir Mark Lennox-Boyd

4 Do We Need Shadow Sharpeners? – Mike Cowham

6 Sundial With A Cricketing Theme – D.A Bateman

7 Sundials At Trinity College Cambridge – John Davis

14 H.M. The Queen, Shakespeare And Waugh – A Conspicuous Analemmatic Dial – Frank H. King

18 A Spherical Sundial At Ilkley, Yorkshire- Andrew Ogden

18 The Vertical Sundial Of Hossios Loukas Convent – E. Th. Theodossiou & A. Dakanalis

21 Mrs Alfred Gatty, Author Of ‘The Book Of Sundials’ – Frank Evans

25 The Late Mrs Alfred Gatty – Transcription Of Mrs Gatty’s Obituary As Published In The Illustrated London News, 18 October 1873

26 Achtung – Sonnenuhr! – Tony Wood

27 Dial Dealings 2003 – Mike Cowham

31 Notes From The Editor

32 Book Review

33 From The Mental Home And Workhouse – A.O. Wood

36 Sundials Put Clock In The Shade – Brian Moss

38 Finding North With A Magnetic Compass – The Accuracies Achievable – D.A. Bateman

42 An Early Planisphere From The Hanse Town Of Hamburg – Heiner Thiessen

 

48. Volume 15(iv) – December 2003

134 Editorial

135 The Equation Of Time As Shown On Sundials – John Davis

144 The Druid – John & Barrie Singleton

145 Finding True North By Compass In 1927-40 – P. Powers

147 A Sundial Wordsearch – Mike Cowham

148 The Gnosall Dial – John Davis

149 Newbury 2003 – Sing A Song Of Sundial – John Moir & Peter Ransom

152 A.F. (Tony) Baigent An Obituary

153 Thomas Hogben – John Foad

160 Foreign Journals – M.W. Stanier

162 Readers’ Letters

165 Sundial Tour Of Cornwall – Frank Evans

169 The Housman Tomb And Sundial- A.O.Wood

171 The Wayfarer’s Clock – J.Wall

175 The Benoy Dial, Part Two – A.O.Wood

176 Notes From The Editor

 

47. Volume 15 (iii) – September 2003

90 Editorial

91 Fakes And Forgeries – Mike Cowham

96 The Origin Of Sine, Cosine And Tangent – Allan Mills

100 The Ancient Athenian Sculptured Calendar – E Theodossiou and V.N. Manimanis

104 Notes From The Editor

104 Morvah Church Dial: A Closer Look – Len Burge

108 The Benoy Dial – Part 1 – A.O. Wood

110 Readers’ Letters – Wilson, Stapleton, Wood, Evans, Evans

112 NASS Tenth Anniversary Celebration

113 Marking Time In Gnosall – Charles De Boer

116 The Discovery Of A Spherical Sundial At Hilton, Cambridgeshire – Mike Cowham

119 Journal Review – NASS Compendium, Vol 9

122 An Armillary Octahedron – John Moir and John Davis

124 A Large Horizontal Dial In Stainless Steel For Melton Mowbray – D.A Bateman

128 A Sundial In California

129 Transport Through The Ages

129 A Dial With A Royal Cipher – A.O. Wood

131 Peterborough Equinox Park

 

46. Volume 15(ii) – June 2003

46 Editorial

47 Henry Wynne’s Double Horizontal Dial at Staunton Harold John Davis and Michael Lowne

58 Sundials for the Blind A A Mills, P Stapleton and J P D Hennessy

64 Readers’ Letters I Butson, M R Norris, R H Chambers, J Lester

63 Celestial Ring Dial Heiner Thiessen

68 A 17th Century Churchyard Dial John Davis

71 The Sundials at Kovodevitchiy Convent in Moscow E Th Theodossiou and V N Manimanis

73 The Ga??? from the Chairman

74 Book Review

76 BSS Annual Conference, Yarnfield April 25-27, 2003. Tony Belk

78 Minutes of the Annual General Meeting

83 BSS Accounts for the year ended 31 December 2002

85 The Poor Man’s Dyal John Foad

87 A Dozen Dials. A Warwickshire Walk John Lester

 

45. Volume 15(i) – March 2003

2 Editorial

3 John Constable’s Rainbows Over Salisbury Cathedral and Stonehenge David M Colchester

6 Some 18th Century Dialmakers in the Grocers’ Company John Davis

14 Book Review

15 Readers’ Letters

17 More Sundials on the Centrovalli Line Gerald Stancey

20 The Marlow Dial

20 A Brief History of the British Sundial Society David Young

24 Dial Dealings 2002 Mike Cowham

28 Notes from the Editor

29 Two Further China Dials A O Wood

30 A Meridian Line in Palermo Cathedral Margaret Stanier

32 The Whimsical Origin of Daylight Saving Chris Parsons

33 To Estimate the Declination of a Dial John Foad

35 The Sundials at the Skalnate Pleso Observatory in Poprad (Slovak Republic) and in Otzenhausen (Germany) E Th Theodossiou, P G Marchos & V N Manimanis

37 From William Leybourne, 1700

40 The Dials of St Mary’s, Elmley Castle, Worcestershire A O Wood

43 The Rt Hon The Earl of Perth P.C. (1907-2002)

 

44. Volume 14(iv) – December 2002

134 Editorial

135 The Isaac Morris Moondial Tony Belk

137 Book Review

138 Readers’ Letters

141 Sunrise Dial Heiner Thiessen

143 Notes from the Editor

144 On the Unreliability of Clocks John Wall

145 The Sundial at St Tewdric’s, Mathern, South Wales Tony Wood

146 The ‘Akeler’ Equatorial Dial: Relocated in Marlow D A Bateman

150 The Dinton Church Sundial Christopher St J H Daniel

155 Ideas of an Amateur Mounting a Style on a Wall Walter Hofman

156 Tenterden Time John Foad

157 Newbury 2002 – A Place in the Sun John Moir and Peter Ransom

161 Helios

162 The Ancient Clepsydra of Athens E Th Theodossiou and E-M Kalyva

167 Sundial Sees the Light of Day Cate Pawluk

168 The Crowan Dial: First Impressions Len Burge

170 A ‘Table Top’ Analemmatic Sundial John Carmichael

172 A Sundial in South Carolina, USA Mike Cowham

173 Guidelines for Contributors

174 Annual Conference Group Photograph

176 The Bulletin 2002 Contents

 

43. Volume 14(iii) – September 2002

90 Editorial

91 New Zealand: Four Dials and a Diallist A O Wood

93 The BSS Annual Conference and AGM held 19-21 April 2002 at the Crossmead Centre, Exeter Robert B Sylvester

95 Minutes of the 13th Annual General Meeting of the British Sundial Society

101 Minutes of the Special General Meeting of the British Sundial Society

104 Austria 2004: A Sundial Safari Frank Evans

109 Ancient Sundials of Israel, Part 2: Sundials form in Israel Outside Jerusalem Shaul Adam

115 The Twentieth Century Margaret Stanier

121 Book Reviews

125 Notes for the Editor

126 The Horizontal Sundial of Athens E Th Theodossiou, V N Manimanis and E-M Kalyva

129 In Pursuit of Shropshire Dials John Lester

131 Improved Azimuth Dial Silas Higgon

132 Extra Photographs from the BSS Austria Tour

 

42. Volume 14(ii) – June 2002

44 Editorial

45 A Dial at the National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh Mark Lennox-Boyd

46 Shadowy Secrets (Part 3) The Pigpen Mystery Solved John Moir

48 Railway Time (3) J Wall

50 The Martian Analemma Tony Marsh

52 Ancient Sundials of Israel. Part 1: Sundials found in Jerusalem Shaul Adam

58 Two Horizontal Scratch Dials in Scotland (and One in England) R Bowling and A O Wood

61 Book Review

61 Notes for the Editor

62 Reception at the Royal Astronomical Society

63 The Sundials at Wadham College, Oxford Harriet James

67 The Japanese Sundial of Ancient Epidaurus E Th Theodossiou and V N Manimanis

69 The Sundial at Castleton, Isle of Man E Wilson

71 An Unusual Indoor Sundial John Foad

72 A Sundial for Dunscar Wood, Bolton, Lancashire Anne Jappie

74 The Declination and Possible Reclination or Inclination of a Wall A F Baigent

76 Telling the Time at Night Mike Cowham

80 A Note on the Conservation of the Angle-Saxon Dial at Dalton-le-Dale, Co Durham Frank Evans

81 John Harrison’s Unusual and Unique Magnetic Compass Maurice J Kenn

82 A Curious Sundial and a Question of Attribution Walter Wells

85 Azimuth Mean Time Dial Silas Higgon

 

41. Volume 14(i) – March 2002

2 Editorial

3 Obituary of René Rohr

4 An Isaac Newton Sundial John Davis

7 The Foster-Point Sundial. Time in a Perfect Round Fred Sawyer

10 Book Dealings Mike Cowham

14 Book Review

15 Journal Review

16 Readers’ Letters Peter Ayley

17 A Derivation of the Equation of Time John Foad

20 The Making of the Towneley Hall Sundial Alan Smith

24 Sunrise and Sunset. An Observation Peter Pansom

27 Small Mystery in York A O Wood

28 A Brief History of the British Sundial Society, Part 2. David Young

32 Karen’s Hand Sundial. A “Digital Universal Ring Dial” Karen Deal Robinson

35 The Horary Quadrant Mike Cowham

39 Calendar Dials Allan A Mills

41 Extending the Useful Range of a Sundial Mike Cowham

42 More Railway Sundials Gerald Stancey

42 Eight Bells and Topmasts Christopher Lee

44 Wheel of Time

 

40. Volume 13(iv) – December 2001

135 Counting the Hours Mike Cowham

138 The Design and Characteristics of the Double-Horizontal Sundial Michael Lowne

147 Wales, 2001 Don Petrie

154 Readers’ Letters

155 Notes from the Editor

156 Newbury 2001

158 Book Review

160 The “Bacon” Double Horizontal Sundials John Davis and Michael Lowne

166 Three Jersey Sundials David Levitt

169 Railway Time (2) John Wall

171 Mortar for a Vertical Sundial, a Severteenth Century Recipe Andrew James

173 Guidelines for Contributors

174 Eleventh Anniversary Conference, Held at the Royal Agricultural College at Cirencester (Group Photograph)

176 BSS Bulletin 2001, Contents.

 

39. Volume 13(iii) – September 2001

90 Editorial

90 From the Chairman’s Pen

91 A Medieval Sundial in Jerusalem Shaul Adam

92 Old Father Time John Wall

96 Sundial Stamps Peter Ransom

99 Twelfth Annual Conference of the BSS, York, 27 – 29 April 2001 Reported by Walter Wells

103 Minutes of the Twelfth Annual General Meeting of the British Sundial Society held at the College of Ripon & York St. John, York, 29th April 2001

110 Readers’ Letters A.A. Mills; M. Bolt, G. Duckworth

111 Book Review

112 Crossword John Singleton

113 The Eye of Time A.A. Mills

114 The Gatty Family – Part 3 Mike Cowham

117 Tudor Dials in Ipswich John Davis

123 The Stereographic Projection as a Graphical Method for Designing Sundials – part 2: Declining and Reclining Vertical and Double Horizontal Sundials Tony Belk

127 The Armillary Sphere in Cheadle, Cheshire

127 A Timepiece that can’t go Wrong Herbert Wright

129 The Twentieth Century MS

129 Sundial or Garden Ornament Maurice Kenn

130 A Horizontal Dial for the U.K. John Singleton

 

38. Volume 13(ii) – June 2001

46 Editorial

47 The Design and Characteristics of the Double-Horizontal Sundial Michael Lowne

56 A Pocket Gnomon Protractor John Davis

58 A Brief History of the British Sundial Society David Young

60 Richard Towneley and the Equation of Natural Days Tony Kitto

65 Uttoxeter Millennium Monument Andrew McVean

67 A Remote Reading Sundial Using Fibre Optics Mike Shaw

69 Journal Review

70 Readers’ Letters

73 A Stardial Sven Olof Larsson

77 From Waugh to Weir: Easy Analemmatics Michael Hickman

79 Dating a Sundial by Calendar Change Mike Cowham

82 The Laid Dial and the Rain Dial John Foad

83 Finding a North-South Line W. S. Maddux

85 The Stereographic Projection as a Graphical Method for Designing Sundials, part 1: Horizontal and South Facing Vertical Sundials Tony Belk

 

37. Volume 13(i) – March 2001

2 Editorial

3 A Brief History of the Measurement of Time – Part 1 Harriet Wynter

9 The Horniman Museum Reflective Ceiling Dial Ray Ashley and John Moir

13 King’s College Chapel Sundial, Aberdeen John S. Reid

15 What’s the Angle? A. Capon

16 The Pembroke College Wall Dial Frank King

22 Newbury 2000 – A Grand Day Out John Moir and Peter Ransom

25 Book Review

25 The Glossary and the Gnomonic Novice A. F. Baigent

26 Journal Review

28 CD-ROM Review

30 Readers’ Letters Evans, Adams, Lester, Chotkiewicz, Scott

32 An easily made Horizontal Garden Sundial Allan A. Mills

34 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

38 A Mosaic Sundial for Ebrington, Gloucestershire Simon Fry

41 Millennium Sundials for Nottinghamshire Schools Donald J. Bush

42 The Universal Equinoctial Sundial, the BSS Emblem Margaret Stanier

44 Obituary: Peter Lamont

 

36. Volume 12(iii) – October 2000

106 Editorial

107 The Genesis of the Tylers’ and Bricklayers’ Sundial Piers Nicholson

109 Medieval Monastic Sundials with Six Sectors: An Investigation into their Origin and Meaning Mario Arnaldi

115 Photographing Sundials Andrew James

120 The Conference at Cirencester, March 31 – April 2, 2000 Michael Lowne

121 BSS Annual General Meeting 2000

124 Summary of the 1999 Accounts Gerald Stancey (Hon. Treasurer)

125 Sundials for the Year 2000 AD

129 The British Sundial Society in Scotland, 3–11 June 2000 Frank Evans

133 Readers’ Letters

137 Some ‘Award 2000’ Sundials

142 Backwards Motion of the Shadow on a Sundial Allan A. Mills

149 The Gatty Family – Part 2: The Book of Sun-dials Mike Cowham

154 British Sundial Society Price List

155 Guidelines for Contributors

156 BSS Bulletin 2000 Contents

 

35. Volume 12(ii) – June 2000

53 Editorial

55 A Sundial for Christ Church, Oxford, based on a Dial by Nicholaus Kratzer David M. Brown

59 The Making of the Christ Church Sundial David M. Brown

64 Graeco-Roman Sundials, part 2: Conical and other forms Allan A. Mills

70 The Noon Day Stone at St. Martin’s Church, Horsley, Gloucestershire Tony Wood

72 Private Sundials Margaret Stanier

73 Some Mass Dials in Normandy John Lester

76 The Gatty Family, part 1 Mike Cowham

81 The BSS Awards Scheme

84 James Gregory’s Meridian Line at St. Andrews University, 1673 John Amson

86 ‘Cambridge Sundials Old and New’: Lecture Report

87 Readers’ Letters

88 Book Review: ‘The Sun in the Church’

90 Photographing the Total Eclipse of the Sun in Bulgaria, 11 August 1999 Robert B. Sylvester

91 Notes from the Editor

91 The Search for Pre-Saxon Sundials John Wall

96 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

99 Photographing Mass Dials Tony Wood

101 An Educational Heliochronometer Andree Chotkiewicz

103 A Portable Analemmatic Dial John Singleton

 

34. Volume 12(i) – February 2000

2 Editorial

3 Graeco-Roman Sundials, part 1: Dials Based on the Sphere Allan Mills

11 Railway Time John Wall

12 Bowl Dials – A Brief Comparison in Depth John Moir

15 A Solar Eclipse seen in a Reflected Ceiling Dial Paul Rainey

16 A Meridian Line in Normandy John Lester

17 Two Sundials in Australia

19 The Mass Dial Group at Southwell, 17-19 September – John Lester

20 A Remote Reading Sundial David Young

22 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

26 Editor’s Notes; Readers’ Letters

29 Sundials at New College, Oxford Harriet James

32 Two Early 18th Century Sundials Restored at Richmond, Yorkshire Alan Smith

35 Sundials in Anglo-Saxon England, part 4, The Late Period – Aldbrough and Orpington David Scott

39 Book Reviews

41 Journal Reviews

42 A Visit to Farnborough Noon Sundial John Ingram

44 The Total Eclipse of the Sun as seen from Bulgaria, 11 August 1999 Robert Sylvester

45 A Trip to the NASS Conference at Hartford, CT, USA 1999 Tony Moss

47 David Young bows out

48 The Downside Connection Jane Walker

49 Albert and the Equation of Time Colin McVean

51 A Horizontal Dial with Equations of Time built in John Singleton

52 Quotations

 

33. Volume 11(iii) – October 1999

106 Editorial

107 The Sundial of St. Mary’s, Stoke D’Abernon, Surrey K. H. Head

108 Two Sundials in Andover, Hampshire Peter Ransom

111 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

115 Under the Full Moon – a poem by AFB; A Design for a Horizontal Sundial adjustable by rotation around a Polar Axis Alexander C. Scott

118 The Sunrise Line John Wall

120 Book Review

121 Journal Review

122 Sundials in Anglo-Saxon England, Part 3: The Middle Period – Darlington and Pittington David Scott

128 Readers’ Letters

131 Notes from the Editor

132 Sun, Moon and Stars: Time Measurement at Sea Professor David Waters

133 Cake and Balloons at Newbury: Report of the Newbury Meeting, 22 May 1999 John Moir and Peter Ransom

135 Millennium Fever – From our own Correspondent

136 A Nondial for Schools

137 Dunchurch 1999: Tenth Anniversary Conference

139 Old Sundials on the Territory of the Former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Milutin Tadic

142 BSS Northumbrian Sundial Meeting Gerald Stancey

144 A Lightweight Laser Trigon for Lay-out of Sundial Lines John Davis

146 Lasercut Sundials for Walls and Windows John Ward and Margaret Folkard

148 La Meridiana: A Millennium Project Mark Lennox Boyd

152 Tenth Anniversary Conference Photograph

154 News From Italy

155 Guidelines for Contributors

156 BSS Bulletin 1999: Contents

 

32. Volume No. 11(ii) – June 1999

54 Editorial

55 A Meridian Line in a Subscription Library, Nottingham Douglas A. Bateman

62 Noon Marks and the projection of the Analemma, with some new versions of these old instruments Allan A. Mills

70 Putting the Shepherd’s Dyal on the Map John Moir

72 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

76 China Sundials Peter Ransom

77 Satellites and Sundials John Davis

81 Readers’ Letters

82 Editor’s Notes

83 Sundials in Anglo-Saxon England, Part 2: The Early Period – Escomb and Corhampton David Scott

87 The Scaphe of Carthage Paul Gagnaire

91 Sundials on the Internet – The First Three Years Piers Nicholson

92 Sundials by Francis Barker & Son David J. Boullin

96 Vertical Dials – A Method of Estimating their Declination David Young

98 Restoration of a Vertical East Declining Sundial Mike Cowham

99 Lieut. Commander Richard Andrewes David Young

100 Some early Sundials of Northumbria Frank and Rosemary Evans

104 Derivations K. H. Head

 

31. Volume 11(i) – February 1999

2 Editorial

3 Memento Mori Alan Smith

4 The Gnomon of the North : A New Dial for Whitley Bay Frank Evans

4 Sundials in Anglo-Saxon England David Scott

8 A Bernhardt Sundial in Israel M.D.J. Isaacs

9 Astro-Compass or Heliochronometer

10 Life with a Heliochronometer Ann Colville

11 A Taste of Italy John Ingram

12 Surprises at Heaven’s Gate Michael Carden

14 A Conical Sundial : Review of Two Offprints

16 Ten Years Ago

18 The Blazefield Sundial designed and created by D.J. Bush and P.H. Rack, 1997

19 The Altitude Sundials of Humphrey Cole Denys Vaughan

23 The Holehird Helio-chronometer Graham Aldred

25 Glass Sundials Allan A. Mills

26 Colour Plates

28 Glass Sundials – continued

30 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

33 Editor’s Notes

33 Readers’ Letters

37 The Sundial Clock Pat Briggs

38 Three Sundials in Serbia Dr. Milutin Tadic

40 Shadowy Secrets : The Lure of The Obscure (Part 2) John Moir

44 New For 1999 – BSS / NASS Joint Subscription Scheme

45 Grand Auction 1999

46 Northamptonshire Frank Coe

47 Journal Review

48 Hemicyclium : Ratae Allan A. Mills

48 Snippets Colin McVean

49 Scottish Lighthouse Sundials

49 A Fixed Pillar Dial John Singleton

51 Sundial Photographs

52 Sundial Photographs.

 

30. Volume 98.3 – October 1998

2 Editorial

3 Shadowy Secrets : The Lure of the Obscure (Part 1) – John Moir

6 The Mass Dial Group in East Anglia Margaret Stanier

8 Helios XXII Barry Mason

9 Restoration and Conservation

10 The Newbury Meeting of 20th. June 1998 John Moir & Peter Ransom

12 Analysis of the Sundials on the Tower of the Winds, Athens: Possible Parameters used in Construction Manfred Huttig

16 Time’s Tune on a Liquidambar Leaf R. P. M. Holliday

18 Obituary : Charles Kenneth Aked (1921 – 1998)

20 Mass Dials in Ireland Andrew J. Ogden

21 Editor’s Notes : Readers’ Letters

24 International Sundial Symposium

27 Gregory : The Gipsy Dial by A. F. Baigent

30 Shadow Clocks and the Sloping Sundials of the Egyptian New Kingdom and Late Period : Usage, Development and Structure Sarah Symons

37 Sundials : The Silent Voice of Time Milutin Tadic

38 Reviews : Offprints 40 Journal Review 41 Book Reviews

42 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

44 Cross Beam Ciphers Karlheinz Schaldach

50 1998 Conference at Dunchurch Lodge photograph by Robert Sylvester

52 BSS Bulletin contents 1998

 

29. Volume 98.2 – June 1998

2 Editorial

3 New, Old & Problematical Dials in Varenna, Italy Graham V. Lobley

4 Ancient Egyptian Shadow Clocks D. Schneider

8 Charles K. Aked, Founder Member

9 A Sundial at Windsor Castle Jane Walker

11 Almost Dials and Useless Dials

12 A Twist on the Helix Dial Gary Rolfe

14 Da Buti, Dante and the Measure of Time Mario Arnaldi

16 Bernhardt Dials Margaret Stanier

18 Gnomonic Bibliographies Charles K. Aked

21 ‘Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae’ – the Incredible Sundials of Athanasius Kircher Nicola Severino

26 Conservation and Restoration of Sundials, Some Necessary Questions Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

32 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

33 BSS Awards Scheme 2000

34 Readers’ Letters

37 A Test Table for Horizontal Dials John Davis

38 Reclining and Declining Dials John Singleton

40 The Hemispherium or Dial of Berosus in Anna Liffey Gardens, Lucan, Co. Dublin Dick Shackleton

41 Two Scratch Dials and Two Modern Dials in Hungary Lajos Bartha

43 Editor’s Notes

44 Journal Review Margaret Stanier / Book Review John Moir & David Young

45 Obituary: Professor Philip Adams

46 BSS Conference, Dunchurch Lodge 1-3 May 1998

49 The Sundial Pages of Hutton’s ‘Recreations’ Peter Ransom.

 

28. Volume 98.1 – February 1998

2 Editorial

3 The Sellotape Sundial Allan A. Mills

10 The Sun Compass based on an Artefact found at Uunartoq Fjord, S.W. Greenland Margaret Folkard & John Ward, with an introduction by Margaret Stanier

13 A Cushion Sundial Nicola Severino

14 Dunchurch Lodge and the Heliochronometer Graham Aldred

16 Book Review

18 Journal Reviews Charles K. Aked

19 The Poulton Hall Sundial J. Michael Shaw

21 A Golden Wedding Dial Alan Smith

22 Sundials painted in the Cloister of an Italian Monastery Mario Arnaldi

26 Analemmatic Dial with a Fixed Gnomon John Singleton

26 A 19th Century Vernacular Horizontal Sundial from Outback Australia John Pickard

30 Reflecting Sundials C. M. Lowne

36 Four Meridian Lines in Rome by Nicoletta Lanciano

39 Readers’ Letters

42 Editor’s Notes

43 Dial Dealings Mike Cowham

46 A Plea for a New Look at Roman Portable Dials Karlheinz Schaldach

51 On The Book of Dials

52 Guidelines for Contributors

 

27. Volume 97.4 – October 1997

2 Editorial

3 Marking Time Peter Lamont

5 Ultima Nonna? Denis Schneider

8 The Turnbull Dial Desmond Quinn

10 A Model depicting some Astronomical Features of Stonehenge by H. R. Mills

11 Voice from the Past Mike Cowham

13 Ancient Sundials of Ireland Mario Arnaldi

20 Crossword Solution

21 Folded-H Polar Dial John Singleton / St. Johann’s Sundial Mike Cowham

22 Book Reviews Charles K. Aked

23 Journal Reviews Charles K. Aked

26 Sundials go Green in Newcastle Tony Moss

27 Readers’ Letters: P. Tandy; A. Partridge; M. J. Kenn; A. A. Mills

31 Diptych Sundial Cards Allan A. Mills

36 An Origami Sun Calendar John Moir

38 Notes from the Editor

41 The Accuracy of Sundials Erwin H. Overkamp

47 The Sundials of Hesse Margaret Stanier

49 The 1997 Essex Sundial Meeting Michael Lowne

49 Mass Dial Group: Gloucestershire Meeting John Ingram

50 A ‘Time Trail’ in the City of Leicester

51 More Sundials of Hesse, Germany — Photographs by D. A. Bateman

52 BSS Bulletins – Contents

 

26. Volume 97.3 – July 1997 (M. Stanier as Editor)

1 Editorial

2 The Zodiac Colin McVean

3 Sundials in Israel Shaul Adam

7 Two Poems Frank Poller and Harriet Wynter

8 The Stephenson Sundial at Killingworth Frank Evans

9 QBASIC Sundial Programs: SUNDL1, 2 & 3 Peter Lamont

10 When the Sun Shines John Davis

12 A New Analemmic Sundial in Istanbul Stuart R. C. Malin

13 The Floating Gnomon Edmundo G. A. Marianeschi & Nicola Severino

15 Window Dial at Apuldram R. A. Nicholls & C. M. Lowne

18 D.I.Y. Dialling Scales G. N. Thorne

20 The Angel of Chartres Charles K. Aked

22 Telling the Time by Cardboard David J. Boullin

24 Meridian Lines: The Andrew Somerville Memorial Lecture Charles K. Aked

29 Readers’ Letters

32 ‘I Am A Sundial’ Christopher St.J. H. Daniel / Search for Author

33 Charles K. Aked: Founding Father, first Editor and Vice President –from the Chairman’s Pen

34 Sundial in Pajala, Sweden Dr. G. B. Townsend

35 Book Reviews Charles K. Aked

36 Journal Reviews Charles K. Aked

37 Dials of Bonar Gordon E. Taylor

38 A Sundial Dedicated to James Taylor E. Vilaplana & P. Gagnaire

40 De Boerenring Fer J. De Vries

43 The Guernsey Liberation Monument David O. Le Conte

50 Diallists’ Crossword John Singleton

51 Invitation from France / Advertising in BSS publications

52 Sundials and Sun at Newbury Margaret Stanier

54 BSS Conference at Newton Rigg, Penrith Robert B. Sylvester

 

25. Volume 97.2 – April 1997

1 Editorial

2 Portable Dials: Starting a Collection John Moore

6 Book Review

7 The George Higgs Memorial Window

8 BSS Northern Ireland Tour David Young

10 Mass Dials in the Vale of the White Horse Margaret Stanier

11 An Analysis of some Mass Dials of Sussex and Kent C. M. Lowne

17 A Story of Naturalised Dutch Twins Th. J. J. van den Heiligenberg

24 Altitude Dials at Extreme Latitudes Colin Thorne

29 Sundials at the Royal Botanics Gardens at Kew Allan A. Mills

33 Sundials on the Internet

34 Restoration of an 18th Century Vertical Sundial Alan Smith

37 Walker, Fecit, Dublin C. J. Thorne

38 Profile: Joanna Migdal

40 In Arthur Mee’s Footsteps John R. Davis

45 Sundial Supporters – Part 2 Roger Bowling

47 Opusculum of Dialling References

48 The Pelignum Nicola Severino

51 Queens’ College Sundial Charles K. Aked

55 Immanuel Halton Charles K. Aked

53 Moving a Reclining Equiangular Sundial to Another Site B. D. Yallop

54 Change of Editor

56 Vade-Mecum du Gnomoniste Peter Lamont

56 Book Review

57 Readers’ Letters

59 Dialogue

 

24. Volume 97.1 – January 1997

1 Editorial

2 Samuel Foster of Gresham College – The 1996 Andrew Somerville Memorial Lecture Frederick W. Sawyer III

16 Portable Dials – Care and Restoration John Moore

21 Umkhonto We Langa Sundials P. M. Holliday

24 The 1996 Somerset Mass Dial Survey John Ingram

25 Finding the Meridian Line by Meridian Transit Rene J. Vinck

26 Destruction by VINES Charles K. Aked

34 Sundial Supporters – Part I Roger Bowling

37 How to determine Time by Moonlight J. T. R. C. Schepman

39 Derbyshire Scratch Dials F. N. Fisher

43 Sundials based on Lateral Thinking Maurice J. Kenn

45 Sundial House Charles K. Aked

47 North Declining Vertical Dials Revisited Peter J. Meadows

48 Book Reviews

49 Readers’ Letters

52 Dialogue

 

23. Volume 96.3 – October 1996

1 Editorial

2 Portable Dials Miscellany John Moore

3 The Sundial of St. Gregory’s Minster Charles Aked

13 A Polarised Skylight Sundial David Colchester

16 More Thoughts on Moondials Dennis Schneider

20 The Cross Dial at Bramdean, Hampshire Peter Ransom

21 Light Display Sundial Avraham Avitzour

23 Newbury Meeting of May 1995 James Slater

24 Exhibits at Grantley Hall Colin McVean

25 Shepherds’ Sundial Michael Lowne

26 Sundial Constructor David Young

27 Albert Colin McVean

28 Dial Makers of Leicestershire Walter Wells

29 A Tyneside Shipyard Sundial Charles K. Aked

32 Vertical Dials of the 5-15th Centuries Karlheinz Schaldach

39 The West Dean College Conference – 1996 Charles K. Aked

44 Sundials on Postcards Peter Ransom

48 Compendium

49 Book Review

50 Readers’ Letters

52 Sundials the Easy Way

 

22. Volume 96.2 – June 1996

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; Zonnetijdingen

2 ‘Newbury’ in Essex Margaret Stanier

3 Dunphail: The Making of a Sundial Anne Somerville

9 Bicentenary of the Hydrographic Office Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

10 Azimuth Sundials Horizontal and Vertical Admiral G. Fantoni

16 Portable Dials – Accessories John Moore

22 Simple Sundials seen on Safari Maurice J. Kenn

26 Meridian Line at Ramsgate M. R. Norris

29 Looking for Cowper’s Sundial Frank Poller

32 The Sundials of Talmont II David J. Boullin

34 The King’s England J. P. Lester

38 BSS Annual Conference at Grantley Hall, Ripon Robert B. Sylvester

39 The Chatham Sundial Robert H. Mills

40 Compendium – Bulletin of the NASS

42 Durer’s Melancholia I – A Diallist’s Dilemma Peter I. Drinkwater

44 The Torquetum Charles K. Aked

46 Book Reviews

47 Readers’ Letters

49 Thomas Hardy’s Dial R. A. Nicholls

52 Groombridge Place Gardens Charles K. Aked

 

21. Volume 96.1 – February 1996

1 In Memoriam – Dr. Marinus Johannes Hagen

2 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; Astronomia; Elias Allen

4 The 1995 BSS Conference Charles K. Aked

9 Open Book and Conical Dials Peter Lamont

12 Two Unusual Mass Dials in Dorset R. A. Nicholls & C. M. Lowne

16 The Shadow of Respect Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

19 The Sundials of the Talmont David J. Boullin

21 Follow the Yellow Book Crowd Jane Walker

22 Sunlight and Shadows Allan A. Mills

28 Mass Production Dials A. F. Baigent

29 Where is the Sun? Gordon E. Taylor

30 Portable Ring Dial Colin J. Thorne

33 The Story of the Guernsey Liberation Monument

34 Refractive Sundials Allan A. Mills

36 The Astrolabe Rene R-J Rohr

40 British Sundial Awards Scheme 1995 Alan Smith

44 Book Reviews

45 Readers’ Letters

50 Sundial Mottoes Charles K. Aked

52 Swords into Ploughshares Michael Hickman

 

20. Volume 95.3 – October 1995

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; A Sundial Soiree in the North West; Dr. Ing. Philipp; La Busca de Paper; About Time; Compendium

4 The Ambassadors Charles K. Aked

12 Portable Dials – Altitude and Celestial John Moore

18 The Cooke Heliochronometer Allan A. Mills

19 Chalice Dials Allan A. Mills

26 You Only Live Twice R. Vinck

27 A Large Translucent Universal Equatorial Sundial Maurice J. Kenn

29 The Art of Dialling John Briggs

33 North Declining Vertical Dials Peter J. Meadows

35 Fundials John Lester

37 Keeping Track of the Sun H. R. Mills

39 The Life and Times of a Hardy Sundial John Moir

41 The Story of Mrs. Gatty David Young

44 Book Reviews

46 Readers’ Letters

48 Comments on the Canterbury Pendant P. I. Drinkwater

49 Henslow’s Sketches Mike Cowham

 

19. Volume 95.2 – June 1995

1 Patron’s Appeal — George Higgs Memorial Sundial

2 Dialogue — Compendium; De Zonnewijzerkring; New Treatise; Epigrams / In Memoriam — Dr. Ing. Hugo Philipp

4 Portable Dials — Art and Decoration John Moore

8 Give Us Back Our Eleven Days Douglas Woodruff

10 Bewcastle Cross (part 1) Charles K. Aked

18 Bewcastle Cross (poem) Charles K. Aked

19 La Torre dei Venti in Vaticano Giovanni Paltrinieri

24 Anemoscope and Meridian in the Tower of the Winds Colin McVean

27 A Dial by Richard Melville in Salisbury R. A. Nicholls

32 On Lunar Nomograms Rene R-J Rohr

36 A Modern Reproduction…Sundials Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

39 The Canterbury Pendant Allan A. Mills

45 Plane Sundials Stuart R. C. Malin

49 Brackenwaite Farm Dial details provided by David Cook

50 Book Reviews – Time Tellers; Sundials Australia

51 Readers’ Letters

52 Foundation of Belgian Sundial Society Rene J. Vinck

 

18. Volume 95.1 – February 1995

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; Societe Astronomique de France; Oxford Today

2 Bewcastle Cross Charles K. Aked

9 The London Dialmakers John Moore

15 Proof of the Accuracy of Capuchin and Regiomontanus Dials using the Polar Triangle of Navigation J. W. Findlay

18 Bifilar Gnomonics Frederick W. Sawyer III

27 Ostereich Astronomischer Verein

28 Some Early Dialing Title Pages and Illustrations John Briggs

34 A Mediaeval Ecclesiastical Sundial at Rackeve, Hungary, Lajos Bartha & Dr. Szilvia A. Hollo

36 The Theory of Equivalent Sundials Erwin Overkamp

39 Of Analemmas, Mean Time and the Analemmatic Sundial – Part 2 Frederick W. Sawyer III

44 Analemmatic Sundial Frederick W. Sawyer III

45 Readers’ Letters

48 Book Reviews – A Celebration of Cornish Sundials; Sundials, a Beginner’s Guide; Maltese Sundials

49 From Scratch Dial to Double Helix John Moir

50 BSS Sundial Computer Program

51 Declination Finder Ray Ashley

52 The Scientific Instrument Society (SIS)

 

17. Volume 94.3 – October 1994

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; La Busca de Paper

2 The Queens’ College Dial, Cambridge Charles K. Aked

7 The Gate of Honour, Cambridge Charles K. Aked

10 The Augsburg Dials John Moore

14 A Universal Nomographic Sundial Frederick W. Sawyer III

18 The Meridian of the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna – Part 1 Giovanni Paltrinieri

22 Mass Dial Group Meeting Frank Evans

23 Contemporary Mottoes for Sundials Frederick W. Sawyer III

24 The Albert Park, Middlesborough, Sundial Dr. John Wall

29 The Gregorian Reformation of the Calendar Girolamo Fantoni

32 Windows and Balconies as Simple Sundials Girolamo Fantoni

35 Computer Program

36 Lunar Distances Rene R-J. Rohr

40 A Sunrise-Sunset Watch George Foster

41 Vertical Dial Furniture Peter Meadows

43 Compendium

44 Readers’ Letters

46 Book Reviews – Geometry in Motion; Oxford Sundials

47 The Geometry of Sunlight John Lynes

49 Compendium – Bulletin of the North American Sundial Society

50 The Late George Robert Higgs

 

16. Volume 94.2 – June 1994

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring / In Memoriam – J. A. Garcia Diego; George R. Higgs

2 Of Analemmas, Mean Time and the Analemmatic Sundial – Part 1 Frederick W. Sawyer III

7 Celestial Dials: An Unusual ‘Nocturnal’ Girolamo Fantoni

10 Errata

11 Ring Dials John Moore

15 A Not-so-Modern Myth Martin Barnes

18 The Barley Corn Circle Measure Hugh Franklin

20 Ancient Sundial Recreated and Refined Allan A. Mills

21 Book Review – Practical Astronomy / Poem – The Course of Time

22 The Uranical Astrolabe of John Blagrave Charles K. Aked

30 An Ancient Chinese Sundial with 100 Divisions to the Day Allan A. Mills

32 The Meridian of the Basilica of San Petronio in Bologna – Part 1 Giovanni Paltrinieri

37 A Large Translucent Universal Equatorial Sundial Maurice J. Kenn

39 The Transylvanian Analemmatic Sundial Robert McVean

41 Ceefax / Sales

42 Portable Sundials in Ancient Rome Rene R-J Rohr

45 British Sundial Competition

46 Winslow Hall Calendar Footpath Peter Cayley

47 Readers’ Letters

50 The Horniman Trail John Moir

52 Secretary’s Notebook

 

15. Volume 94.1 – February 1994

1 Dialogue – La Busca; US Sundial Society

3 The Ivory Diptych Dial – Part 2 John Moore

8 A Method of Determining the North and Latitude J. G. Freeman

9 Sundials in Illustrations Charles K. Aked

17 Sun Compasses Michael Hickman

22 A Three-point Sundial Construction Frederick W. Sawyer III

24 A Table of Time Differences in Spanish Cities Master Antonio de Nebrissa

28 The Dialling Instruments depicted in ‘The Ambassadors’ Peter I. Drinkwater

30 More about the Equation of Time and the Analemma Allan A. Mills

32 The ‘Equation of Time for the Moon’ Allan A. Mills

33 Curiosities of Dialling – Part 2, to Make Eccentric Sundials Peter I. Drinkwater

35 The Decay of Natural Building Stone R. A. Nicholls

37 Manchester Sundial Meeting / Canadian Sundial

38 Tables of Time relating to Watchwork by William Derham

41 Book Reviews: The Art of Sundial Construction; Sloneczny Pomiar Czasu

42 Nicholas Kratzer – A Short Biography

44 The National Trust for Scotland — Limited Edition Sundial Plate

45 New Colour Postcard Series A.V. Simcock

46 Sundial Makers List David Young

47 Sundial Books List David Young

 

14. Volume 93.3 – October 1993

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring, Bulletin 93.2 No.50 – Bulletin 93.2 No.51 – Analemma

2 The Sundial of the Old Franciscan Church in Rouffach Rene R-J Rohr

6 Astronomy and Stonehenge Robert Mills

8 An Introduction to the Equation of Time David W. Hughes

12 A Triple-Sundial F.J. De Vries

13 Shepherds and Spreadsheets Michael Hickman

16 The Ivory Diptych Dial – Part 1 John Moore

20 Some Sundials of Cambridgeshire Margaret Stanier

22 ‘There’s a Thingey on that Whatsit?’ or the jottings of a Big Dial Hunter Colin Thorne

23 Determination of Local Solar Time by Observing a Shadow on Three Occasions J. G. Freeman

24 A Tyneside Shipyard Sundial Frank Evans

26 Sundials Down Under John Ward and Margaret Folkard

31 Buying a Sundial: The Ten Commandments M. J. Cowham

32 Destruction by Decay Charles K. Aked

39 Swindon Memorial Sundial / A New Analemmatic Dial at Leicester Colin McVean

40 Bifilar Gnomonics F. J. De Vries

41 Book Reviews

42 Letters to the Editor

44 Secretary’s Notebook

 

13. Volume 93.2 – June 1993

1 Dialogue – Hungary; De Zonnewijzerkring

2 Il Quarantale Giovanni Paltrinieri

8 A Cold Look at Kratzer’s ‘Polyhedral’ Sundial Peter I. Drinkwater

11 The Meridians of St. Sulpice Church, Paris – Part 2

18 The Analemma of Vitruvius Peter I. Drinkwater

21 High Noon Charles K. Aked

25 A Qibla Line Construction Frederick W. Sawyer III

26 A Japanese Sundial Robert A. Mills

28 Laying out a Vertical Declining Dial Colin McVean

30 From the Chairman’s pen: Errors and Misconceptions

33 The Celestial Sphere C. Philip Adams

38 Book Reviews

40 The Merton College Chapel Dial Charles K. Aked

42 Kircher’s Sunflower Clock John Briggs

43 A Word from the Editor

44 A Yorkshire Sundial at Stainborough

 

12. Volume 93.1 – February 1993

1 Dialogue: De Zonnewijzerkring; Analemma / Commission of Sundials, Paris

2 Domifying Circles – Astronomy and Astrology Graham Stapleton

3 Some Reflections on Neolithic Astronomy Rene R.J. Rohr

8 A Word from the Editor

9 Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Charles K. Aked

17 Further Progress on the Sundial Register Ian Wootton

18 The Meridians of St. Sulpice Church, Paris – Part 1 G. Camus, P. de Divonne, A. Gotteland and B. Taillez

26 Bath Conference, September 1992 David Brown

28 An Unusual Variety of Equatorial Sundial R. A. Mills

30 Sir Charles Wheatstone’s Solar Chronometer

31 The Tower of the Winds, Athens (addenda) Charles K. Aked

32 The Equation of Time / Nomonoil

34 Letters to the Editor

36 Bifilar Gnomonics Frederick W. Sawyer III

 

11. Volume 92.3 – October 1992

1 Dialogue: De Zonnewijzerkring / The BSS Tie

2 Domus Coelestis Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

5 The Scratch Dial and its Function Allan A. Mills

8 Report on BSS Council Meeting, September 1992

9 The Tower of the Winds, Athens Charles K. Aked

17 Two Notable Sundial Makers of Leicestershire W. D. Wells

18 Portable Dials – The Butterfield Style John Moore

25 A Portable Polar Dial H. R. Mills

27 Dialling on Uranus Bernard Oakley

28 Sundial Line Drawing Jig Noel C. Ta’Bois

31 His Majesty’s Dials in Whitehall Gardens Edmund Gunter

36 Computer Program for Dial Calculations

37 The Holker Dial Mark Lennox-Boyd

44 The Secretary’s Notebook David A. Young / Sundials at Newbury Jane Walker

 

10. Volume 92.2- June 1992

1 Dialogue – La Busca de Paper; Ostereich Astronomischer Verein; L’Astrofilo; De Zonnewijzerkring; Errata

2 The Oldest Fixed Dials in Hungary Lajos Bartha

3 The Sundial at Sea Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

8 The Secretary’s Notebook David A. Young

9 Scratch Dial Workshop, Cambridge 1991 David A. Young / BSS at Clacton Clock Fair Charles K. Aked

10 The Monumental Sundial in the Quirinale Gardens in Rome Rear Admiral Girolamo Fantoni

17 Portable Dials — An Introduction John Moore

19 Estimation of Compass Date by Magnetic Deviation Charles K. Aked

21 Helical Sundials Allan A. Mills

24 The Phoebescope H. Christopher H. Armstead

30 His Majesty’s Dials in Whitehall Gardens Charles K. Aked

36 Long Newnton Church Dial Colin McVean

37 Make a Sundial Jane Walker

38 A Tidal Dial Denis Schneider

41 Book Review: Scratch Dials of Old Axbridge and Long Ashton Districts….

42 Letters to the Editor / Manuscript 225 Ripoli / Young Telegraph Sundials

43 Books on Demand Frederick W. Sawyer III

44 A Sundial Sampler

 

9. Volume 92.1- February 1992

1 Dialogue – Analemma; De Zonnewijzerkring – issues 91.3 and 92.1 / Essex Clock Fair / Dial Listing / Jodrell Bank / Readers’ Wants / XII Scientific Instrument Symposium, Edinburgh

3 From the Chairman’s Pen Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

4 The Secretary’s Notebook David A. Young

5 Astronomical Endeavours and Highlights under Allah’s Sun Rene R-J. Rohr

11 Moondials Rear Admiral Girolamo Fantoni

16 Foster’s Diametral Sundial Frederick W. Sawyer III

18 Sundial Alignment by the use of the Pole Star C.M. Lowne

19 The Azimuth Dial H. R. Mills

22 A Sundial Delineator Alan A. Mills

23 Sundials used for Navigation Maurice J. Kenn

24 The Miracle of Ahaz Peter I. Drinkwater

25 Profile – Harriet Wynter

26 The 1991 Cambridge Conference Mrs. A. D. Hannekuyk

28 Cambridge Lecture ‘Dialling Literature’ Charles K. Aked

33 Cambridge Lecture ‘Gnomonics’ Fer de Vries

35 ‘What is Time?’ Harriet Wynter

36 Letters to the Editor

38 Dial-ectic Charles K. Aked

39 Editor’s Fare Charles K. Aked

40 A Protest Sundial Miltun Tadic

 

8. Volume 91.3 – October 1991

1 Dialogue – Bulletin of the Scientific Instrument Society / Publicity / A Holographic Sundial / Clocks ; The Clockmaker

2 William Gilbert of Colchester

3 The Hampton Court Dial of John Marr, 1631, Part 4 A. R. Somerville

4 Flower Power

5 Treasures of the Church by T.W. Cole collated by Charles K. Aked

13 The Dials of Bonar Gordon E. Taylor

15 Progress on the Sundial Register Gordon E. Taylor / General Notes on Sundials (Hour Angle Types) P. D. Briggs

16 The Da’ire-Yi Mu’ Addil Rene R-J. Rohr

20 Symbols of Society: The Emblem of the British Sundial Society Christopher St.J. H. Daniel

21 Profile – Cumbrian Members

22 Telling the Time by the Spire Frank Stevens

24 A Self-Orienting Equiangular Sundial Frederick W. Sawyer III

26 Book Reviews

28 A Sundial for the Blind F. J. de Vries

29 Letters to the Editor

31 Curiosities of Dialling Peter I Drinkwater

33 Sundials can be Simple and Legible Maurice J. Kenn

34 The Accuracy of using Polaris to Align a Gnomon Gordon E. Taylor

35 Secretary’s Notebook David A. Young

35 Computer Program Listing Hector C. Parr

37 A New Latitude-Independent Sundial J.A.F. de Rijk

 

7. Volume 91.2 – June 1991

1 Dialogue – De Zonnewijzerkring; La Busca da Paper; Austrian Sundials; Der Sternbote

3 The Hampton Court Dial of John Marr, 1631, Part 3 A. R. Somerville

4 The Sundial Society

5 The Spherical Sundial as a Mean Time Dial James Richard

8 Look at it this Way – Again George Woodford

13 The World Upside Down H. W. van der Wyck

14 A Sundial for the Windowsill J.G.T.M. Cabot

15 The Astronomical Quadrant of Santa Maria Novella Giovanni Paltrinieri

20 Equation of Time at Noon UT Robert Sagot

22 A Glass Dodecahedron F.J. de Vries

24 The Analemmatic Dial Mark Lennox-Boyd

25 Linda Lack – A Schoolgirl Diallist / Book Reviews

27 Letters to the Editor

30 Corrections to Waugh’s ‘Sundials: Their Theory and Construction’ Noel C. Ta’Bois

31 Profile – BSS Chairman

32 The British Sundial Society Annual Conference 1991

34 An Equant Dial Frederick W. Sawyer III

35 The Sundial in the Manuscript 225 Ripoll Eduard Farre i Olive

37 Austrian Sundials

38 Sundial Calculations for Computer Programming Hector C. Parr

39 Secretary’s Notebook David A. Young / Conference – Queens’ College, Cambridge

40 Worgan in Australia Charles K. Aked

 

6. Volume 91.1 – February 1991

1 Dialogue – British Sundial; Society Council Meeting of 10.11.1990; De Zonnewijzerkring

3 Making a Start – The Equation of Time David A. Young

4 The Hampton Court Dial of John Marr, 1631, Part 2 A. R. Somerville

6 A Cross Dial for a Scot George Wyllie

8 The Roman Cylindrical Sundial in the Zemaljski Museum, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia Milutin Tadic

10 Aligning the Gnomon Allan A. Mills

11 One Way of Looking at it: Equatorial and Polar Dials Colin McVean

14 Horological Dialogues by J.S. Clockmaker Charles K. Aked

17 BSS Cambridge Meeting

18 A Latitude-Independent Sundial J. G. Freeman

29 Sundials at Jodrell Bank David A. Young

30 Departmental Distribution of French Sundials D. Savoie

32 A ‘Human’ Sundial Margaret Stanier

33 Exhibition Souvenir from Schoonhoven / Greenwich Meeting

35 Letters to the Editor: The Spherical Sundial; Orientation of Wall; Filling for Engraved Lines of Slate Dials / Sundial in Carriage Ring / Poem ‘Grey Dial Stone’

36 Secretary’s Page David A. Young / Noble Science Monumental Sundial

 

5. Volume No. 90.3 – October 1990

1 Dialogue – Antique Clocks; Fold es Eg 90/7; Alte Uhren…

3 The Hampton Court Dial of John Marr, 1631 A. R. Somerville

4 Sundials in the Afternoon / Notice of Meeting

5 On Reflected Ceiling Dials Rene R-J. Rohr

12 The Spherical Sundial Peter I. Drinkwater

14 Minimum Length of Gnomon Peter I. Drinkwater

15 Seasonal Hour Sundials for the British Isles Allan A. Mills

22 Dr. Andrew R. Somerville – A Personal Appreciation Charles K. Aked

24 Some Sundial Safaris with Andrew Somerville G. R. Higgs

25 Book Reviews: ‘Cadrans Solaires de Precision…’ by Yves Opizzo; ‘The Ancient Sundials of Scotland’ by A. R. Somerville

26 Q for Question George Woodford

27 Profile – Charles K. Aked / Poem – ‘The Forgotten Sundial’

28 Andrew Somerville Memorial Fund / Making a Start – Vertical Sundial

30 Pages from F. Barker & Sons Ltd. Sundial Catalogue

31 ‘The Nelson Touch?’ Charles K. Aked

 

4. Volume 90.2 – June 1990

1 In Memoriam – Dr. A. R. Somerville

2 Dialogue – De Zonnerwijzerkring; La Busca de Paper; Alte Uhren

3 Chairman’s News: George Higgs – 90 Years Young

5 Letters and Comments from Members

6 The British Sundial Society Oxford Conference 24/25 March 1990

8 Early Sundials in Royal Gardens A. R. Somerville

11 Record Form Topics Robert B. Sylvester

12 16th Century Sundials found in Hungary Lajos Bartha

14 A Unique Greek Sundial Rene R-J. Rohr

17 Understanding the Lambertian Circles Peter I. Drinkwater

19 A Brief Explication of a Pyramidical Dial by William Leybourn

25 Sundiallers at Oxford – a Conference Poem Mrs. Anne Born

26 Book Reviews: L’Ombre e il Tempo; Catalogue de l’horologie…; The Ancient Sundials of Scotland by A. R. Somerville

28 Some Dialling Literature

29 A Double Analemmatic Noon Mark Professor Alan Smith

31 Wood’s Curiosities of Clocks and Watches Charles K. Aked

32 World Sundial Data Bank

 

3. Volume 90/1 – February 1990

1 Dialogue – La Busca de Paper – De Zonnewijzerkring – Alter Uhren – Horlogerie Ancienne – Accademia del Sole – Arbeitskreis Sonnenuhren

2 Obituary Notice – Death of BSS President Dr. F. A. B. Ward CBE

3 A Mediaeval Scratch Dial on the Gothic Church of Rudabanya, Hungary

4 A Method of Finding with Increased Accuracy the Position of Shadows Cast by the Sun. Addresses for Correspondence

5 Inscriptions for Sundials Peter I. Drinkwater

8 Sundials of the Kappelturm Gallery at Obernai Rene R.-J. Rohr

11 Lambert’s Circles, an addendum to article published in Bulletin No.1 – The Sun Compass

12 A Boulby Sundial at Walton Hall, Wakefield Robert B. Sylvester

14 Book Review: How to Make Sundials Clockmaking in Oxfordshire. National Survey

15 A Prognostication, Leonard Digges

20 Look at it this Way George P. Woodford

22 Subscriptions – A Word from the Treasurer

23 A Geometrical Puzzle

24 Chairman’s News Dr. A. R. Somerville

 

2. Volume 89/2 – September 1989

1 Dialogue – News Items – Membership – Continental Study Groups – In Memoriam – BSS Committee Meeting at Oxford – Editor’s Notes

2 An Analemmatic Sundial on a Vertical Plane – Peter I. Drinkwater

5 The Construction of Sundials…Charles K. Aked

7 Helio-Tropes, or New Posies for Sundials John Parmenter

11 Photographing Sundials Alan Partridge

12 Installation of Dials at Puerta de Toledo, Madrid

13 Extract from William Stukeley’s Diaries

14 Starting to look for Sundials ‘Dialhunter

15 A Geometrical Puzzle Dr. A. R. Somerville

16 Remote Reading Sundial W. G. Benoy

19 Book Review – L’Horloge Solaire du Lycee Stendahl 1673

20 Letters to the Editor

21 Annual General Meeting and Conference, Exeter College, Oxford, 1990

23 Analysis of Members’ Questionnaires Mrs. Anne Somerville

24 Cut-out model of Digges’ Sundial designed by George Higgs

 

1. Volume 89/1 – July 1989 (C. Aked as Editor)

1 Aims of Society and Editorial. Comment. Honorary Officials of the British Sundial Society

2 News Items and Continental Study Groups

2 Listing of Sundial Articles in Clocks and Antique Clocks

5 Lambert’s Circles Rene R.-J. Rohr

9 The Sundial at Madeley Court, Shropshire Andrew R. Somerville

12 Sun Time by Peter I. Drinkwater – Sundial Books Charles K. Aked

13 A National Recording of Sundials David Young