Baptism Font - St Catharine - Houghton on the Hill, Leicestershire
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N 52° 37.399 W 001° 00.145
30U E 635215 N 5832243
Baptism font in St Catharine's church, Houghton on the Hill.
Waymark Code: WMQTAD
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 03/27/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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A 13th century font consisting of a circular bowl on a square base. The base is surrounded by eight attached shafts, with the capitals alternately moulded and decorated with carved masks.
The font is in the north west corner of the church behind a baptistery screen given in 1938 in memory of Canon S. T. Winckley.
Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

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