Font - St Andrews Church, Ringstead, Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 56.178 E 000° 32.202
31U E 334457 N 5868024
A 14th Century church with some unusual features inside. The Church is Grade II listed.
Waymark Code: WM9J5Z
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 08/25/2010
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
Views: 2

This church has a beautiful victorian marble reredos behind the Altar with roundels of the symbols of the four Evangelists a Lion for St Mark, a bull for St Luke, the angel for St Matthew, and the eagle for St John, they are flanked by the Agnus Dei representing the risen Lord.

The angle piscina is from the 14th century and has two openings surmounted by ogee arches and finials.

The pulpit is Victorian and has embellished inserts of coloured marble.

There are some fine ledger slabs in the chancel mainly for the FISH/FYSH Family. Their arms show three interlaced pike in varying forms one showing fearsome teeth..

The Brass is of Richard Kegell, who was rector of this Church for 17 years and died in 1482.

The church leaflet doesn't mention the history of the font,
Approximate Age of Artefact: 14th century and victorian

Relevant Website: Not listed

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