Detail of a 14th century font in St Mary's Church

Date:
1940 - 1962
Location:
St Marys Church, Lullington, Orchardleigh Park, Mendip, Somerset
Reference:
AA62/07244
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Detail of a 14th century font in St Mary's Church, which has a circular bowl with a vine pattern with berries around the rim. Around the middle of the bowl are small niche with a figures seated in each one, two of which are visible in the image. Between the niches is a band of carving, and near the base of the bowl is a band of vine pattern with leaves. The shaft and base are circular and the font cover is ornately decorated. The church is a 13th century rubble building with stone slate roofs.

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 Font, Medieval Church