FONT APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES WEST OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1054676
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1987
Statutory Address:
FONT APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES WEST OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
FONT APPROXIMATELY 2 METRES WEST OF PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

District:
Shropshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kinnerley
National Grid Reference:
SJ 33809 20937

Details

KINNERLEY C.P. KINNERLEY SJ 32 SW

7/20 Font approx. 2m - west of porch of Church of St. Mary

GV II

Font. Probably C12. Crudely carved octagonal tub shape with hole in basin. Zig-zag decoration to base and Greek palindromic inscription to rim, largely illegible at time of resurvey (October 1986) but known to read (translated) "CLEANSE YOUR SIN, NOT YOUR FACE ONLY". In early C20 the font stood in the gnounds of The Nursery, West Felton C.P. (not included in this list) but was formerly inside the Church of St. Mary (q.v.). D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908) p. 795; Francis Bond, Fonts and Font Covers (1908, reprinted 1985) p. 113.

Listing NGR: SJ3380920937

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
256568
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Bond, F, Fonts and Font Covers, (1908), 113
Cranage, DHS , An Architectural Account of the Churches of Shropshire, (1908), 795

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 30 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01606/20
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