Font, All Saints Church, Silkstone, Barnsley,UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wireworm
N 53° 32.902 W 001° 33.763
30U E 595227 N 5934235
A stone font in All Saints Church.
Waymark Code: WMHVVH
Location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 08/17/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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A polished marble font set on a round plinth. Side panels and cover depict bunches of fruit. Originally there was a Medieval stone font replaced later by a sandstone font. This was replaced by the current font which was given by the mother of the Revd.W.S.Barker. This gentleman is shown in 1890 on the following web site-
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Building is Grade I listed -
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Church is open on a Wednesday afternoon until 4.00pm.
Approximate Age of Artefact: 1890

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