FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES TO NORTH OF NORTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1055566

Date first listed: 14-May-1986

Statutory Address: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES TO NORTH OF NORTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES TO NORTH OF NORTH 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: Acton Burnell

National Grid Reference: SJ 53352 01947

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ACTON BURNELL C.P. ACTON BURNELL SJ 50 SW 6/2 Former font approx. - 5 metres to north of north porch of Church of St Mary GV II Font, now disused. C15 or C16. Sandstone. octagonal base, stem, and bowl. No decorative enrichment. This font is said to have come from the old chapel at Acton Pigott (q.v.) which was disused by circa 1730 and largely destroyed by 1866. The font was still in place in 1786. John Salmon, Acton Burnell and its Church, 1974, P.3; V.C.H., Vol. VIII, Pp. 6 and 12.



Listing NGR: SJ5335201947

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 259653

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958)
Salmon, J, Acton Burnell and its Church, (1974), 3
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

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