The 12th century cylindrical font with a separate octagonal upper section, in St Peter's Church

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
St Peter's Church, School Lane, Toller Porcorum, West Dorset, Dorset
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St Peter and St Andrew's Church, School Lane, Toller Porcorum, West Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
AA54/04463
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The tub of the font is cylindrical and features four corners: three with volutes and one with a projecting carved ram's head. The upper section is separate and is octagonal in shape. The south sides of this part are carved with a single fleuron each, while the remaining three sides are undecorated.

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