Baptism Font - St Peter - Saltby, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 49.787 W 000° 44.279
30U E 652390 N 5855733
Quick Description: A 13th century font in St Peter's church, Saltby.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/6/2019 1:06:56 AM
Waymark Code: WM10B76
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
A plain 13th century drum font on an octagonal base in St Peter's church, Saltby.

St Peter's church at Saltby is a grade II* listed parish church with a 13th century west tower, early 14th century nave and chancel which were reworked in the 15th century and the chancel was further remodelled during the 1885 restoration.

The church is built of Ironstone with limestone dressings and the parapets hide roofs that are lead. The tower is built in 3 stages with a late 14th century belfry stage and a Perpendicular gabled south porch with double chamfered entrance arch.
Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

Relevant Website: Not listed

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