Baptism Font - St Ethelbert - Hessett, Suffolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 13.239 E 000° 50.043
31U E 352046 N 5787791
A fine early 15th century font in St Elhelbert's church, Hessett.
Waymark Code: WMRANT
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 06/01/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Octagonal baptism font with panelled stem. The bowl is carved with ?owers in cusped quatrefoils and similar decoration. The inscription on the base mentions Robert Hoo who died in 1510. Believed to have been made at Norwich c.1451 and presented by the Hoo family in 1500.
Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

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