The font is of the Hereford School of romanesque sculpture. It is in the form of a cylindrical, stone bowl with a nine bay, carved arcade on the exterior. In each bay, under an arch, there is a carved figure, probably of an apostle (although on St Peter is identifiable). A print of this image is in the RCHME Inventory Notes for Orleton. This image is printed in the RCHME Inventory volume Herefordshire III-North West.
This is part of the Sub Series: RCH01/166/03 RCHME Inventory of Herefordshire, Volume III, North-West: Glass Plate and Large Format Negatives; within the Series: RCH01/166 RCHME Inventory of Herefordshire, Volume III, North-West; within the Sub Collection: RCH01/01 RCHME Inventory Volumes; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
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Font, Medieval Church
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