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

List Entry Summary

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

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

List entry Number: 1054676

Location

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

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

County:

District: Shropshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kinnerley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Oct-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 256568

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SJ 33809 20937

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