Hurworth-on-Tees, Co. Durham

Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles


The home of William Emerson (1701-1782), the noted writer of mathematical textbooks. There is a plaque on the site of his house, an Emerson Arms pub (photograph in BSHM Newsletter 36 (1998), p. 36).
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There is a 1739 sundial supposed to be designed by him on the Bay Horse pub, and a 1772 sundial on 20 West End designed by Emerson's pupil C. Hunter. [1]
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References (show)

  1. letter from Peter Ransom on 22 Feb 1993

The Mathematical Gazetteer of the British Isles was created by David Singmaster.
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