Detail of a lead font, circa 1200, on a stone base in St Mary's Church

Date:
1940 - 1963
Location:
ST MARYS CHURCH, Childrey, CHILDREY, Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire
Reference:
AA63/02111
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Detail of a lead font, circa 1200, which has a repeating figure of a bishop, cast from the same mould around the bowl. The font is set on a round stone base which is undecorated. The church dates to the early 13th century, with additions made during the 14th and 15th centuries.

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