Dimensions: 4.5m diameter in plan
Materials: Hour points, hour lines and motto in Cumbrian green slate
Principal background in Portland stone.
Sunburst in Indian red granite
Gnomon in stainless steel 25mm thick
Equation of time plaque with credits is in stainless steel
Location: Eureka Park, Swadlincote, Derbyshire: 52⁰46’41.45’’N, 1⁰33’12.27’’W
Designed, delineated, hand cut and erected by David Brown
This sundial was designed to replace a floral clock on the same site that had become dilapidated.
The foundations were rebuilt by on-site contractors Jack moody Ltd. Of Wolverhampton who were refurbishing many areas of Eureka Park following the designs of Ashmead Price of Burton-on-Trent.
The EoT and information plaque etched by Galsworthy Graphics and signs of Wick, near Bristol.
The gnomon was shaped by water-jet and is anchored deeply in the sub-structure. Welding was by Fischer and Company of Somerton, Somerset.
Funding was by the Heritage Lottery Fund and South Derbyshire District Council.
The (approximately 110) separate pieces of stone were hand- shaped and lettering hand-cut by David Brown, and laid with the help of Jenny Brown and family.