Baptism Font - St Mary the Virgin - Congerstone, Leicestershire
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N 52° 38.734 W 001° 27.548
30U E 604249 N 5833957
A baptism font in the church of St Mary the Virgin, Congerstone.
Waymark Code: WMRD5G
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 06/12/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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A plain octagonal 19th century baptism font at the west end of St Mary's church.

It is believed that a church has been on the site since 1179; the first mention recorded by Nichols is in the 1220 Matriculus from which it notes the instigation was by Hugh as Bishop of Lincoln.
Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

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