Baptism Font - St Michael - Beer, Devon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 41.921 W 003° 05.546
30U E 493472 N 5616322
Quick Description: Baptism font in St Michael's church, Beer.
Location: Southern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/10/2022 12:02:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM160X9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoRams
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Long Description:
Baptism font in St Michael's church, Beer. Contemporary with the construction of the church in 1877 by Hayward of Exeter in an Early English/Decorated style. The building of the church was funded by Hon. Mark George Kerr Rolle (1835–1907) (visit link) .

The font itself is almost undoubtedly made of local Beer stone (visit link) . A quarterfoil shaped bowl on a square pedestal, with pink marble supports.
Approximate Age of Artefact: 1877

Relevant Website: Not listed

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