FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1053092

Date first listed: 13-Jun-1988

Statutory Address: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES EAST SOUTH EAST OF KIDDINGTON HALL

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Oxfordshire

District: West Oxfordshire (District Authority)

Parish: Kiddington with Asterleigh

National Grid Reference: SP 41246 22815

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

KIDDINGTON WITH ASTERLEIGH KIDDINGTON SP4122 10/69 Former font approx. 70m ESE of Kiddington Hall

- II

Font, now garden ornament. Probably C14 or C15. Limestone. Octagonal plan, although only 2 sides remain at time of survey (April 1987). Blind traceried panels to sides. Stepped octagonal stone base. Thomas Wharton (1771-1790), a former rector of Kiddington, refers to the font in his Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire (1783) and states that it came from the "Kings Chapell" in Islip c.1780. It is now a garden ornament in Kiddington park. (Thomas Wharton, Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire (1783),p16; Kiddington park and gardens are included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at grade II)

Listing NGR: SP4124622815

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 252510

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Wharton, T, Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire, (1783), 16
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 34 Oxfordshire

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