The late 12th century font in St Leonard's Church, carved with depictions of the Virtues and Vices within blind arcading
- St Leonard's Church, Stanton Fitzwarren, Swindon
- Photograph (Negative)
The circular font dates from around 1180, and is the reason the church is a Grade I listed building. The eight Virtues and Vices are depicted standing beneath trefoiled arches in blind arcading. The Virtues carry weapons whilst the Vices are under the feet of the Virtues. In the two arches shown in this photograph are a six-winged Seraph, labelled Cherubim, and Largitas overcoming Avaricia.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree
Medieval Parish Church, Medieval Font, Religion
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