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John Whitehurst sundial stolen from Morley church

A sundial, designed by a renowned clockmaker and scientist, has been stolen from a Derbyshire churchyard, where it had stood for more than 250 years.

Warden at St Matthew's Church, Morley, Sheila Randall, described the instrument, which was made by John Whitehurst, as "irreplaceable" and "priceless".

Police said scrap metal dealers have been alerted.

Simon Ward reports for East Midlands Today.

  • 25 Feb 2014
  • From the section Derby
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