Detail of a 14th century octagonal stone font with relief carvings around the bowl in St Mary's Church

Date:
1940 - 1949
Location:
St Marys Church, Tysoe, Stratford-On-Avon, Warwickshire
Reference:
BB57/00162
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

Detail of a 14th century octagonal font with relief carvings on each face of the bowl and an octagonal base. Each relief has at least one figure underneath an ogee gable and separated by a column that tapers upwards. The relief focussed on has a figure in long robes wearing a crown and holding a round object in their left hand. The font also has images of the Virgin Mary and Child, and the Baptism of Christ.

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

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