A detailed view of the octagonal font dated to 1669 in St Helen's Church

Date:
1942
Location:
St Helen's Church, Barnsley Road, Sandal Magna, Wakefield
Reference:
AA42/08984
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The church has a cruciform plan, with an aisled nave and chancel and crossing tower. There is some 12th century stonework, and the interior arcades and tower were added in the 14th century. The three western bays of the nave were added in the 19th century. The bowl of the font has slim recessed panels with relief carvings. In the top panels are carven initials and the date 1669.

Content

This is part of the Series: WOO02/01 Series of negatives taken for the National Buildings Record; within the Collection: WOO02 George Bernard Wood Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wood, George Bernard

Keywords

Font, Medieval Church, Religion