Detail of an octagonal font in St Peter and St Paul's Church

Date:
1940 - 1962
Location:
St Peter And St Paul's Church, Kings Somborne, Test Valley, Hampshire
Reference:
AA62/07233
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Detail of a Purbeck octagonal font in the west bay of the nave. There is arcading around the sides of the bowl and a large central shaft with eight smaller columns at each of the corners. The base is also octagonal, and sits on a large rectangular plinth. The church itself has 12th century origians, with the chancel and south aisles built in the 13th century. Further additions and rebuilds took place in the 14th century.

Content

This is part of the Series: EMB01/01 Negatives taken by Mrs E M Booty; within the Collection: EMB01 Mrs E M Booty Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Booty, E M

Keywords

Medieval Parish Church, Medieval Font