The west and north west faces of the octagonal font in St Mary's Church, with carvings of a lion and gryphon and a saltire cross

Date:
1930-1952
Location:
St Mary's Church, Upavon, Wiltshire
Reference:
AA52/09167
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The octagonal font dates from the late 12th or early 13th century. The shallow relief carvings on the eight faces include the Annunciation, foliate patterns, crosses, lions and perhaps a gryphon, and a saltire cross with linear pattern. The font sits on a 19th century base.

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

Medieval Parish Church, Medieval Font, Religion