Bronze Wall Tablet on the exterior of St Michaels Church at Lilleshall.

Bronze Wall Tablet on the exterior of St Michaels Church at Lilleshall.

Bronze Wall Tablet on the exterior of St Michaels Church at Lilleshall. Titled: “To obtain Greenwich Mean Time or Railway Time”. It relates also to the sundial above the tablet. It was erected in 1896. The tablet indicates how to obtain the time by adding and subtracting various numbers on certain days of the year. Prior to ‘Railway Time’ each town had its own time based on noon and measured by local sundials.