The octagonal font in St Peter and St Paul's Church, featuring carvings depicting lions and an angel with a shield

Date:
1930-1949
Location:
ST PETER AND ST PAULS CHURCH, CHURCH ROAD, Burgh Castle, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Reference:
AA49/08686
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The font is said to date from 1387 but maybe later, perhaps 15th century. Four carved lions are positioned against the stem, and around the octagonal bowl are, alternately, four lions and four angels with shields, featuring the symbols of the Trinity and the Passion.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Font, Early Medieval Church, Medieval Round Towered Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Medieval Font, Religion