Baptism Font - St Mary - West Buckland, Somerset
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 58.657 W 003° 10.728
30U E 487448 N 5647350
Quick Description: Baptism font in St Mary's church, West Buckland.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/27/2016 11:00:44 AM
Waymark Code: WMRR1E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
A square font of Purbeck marble dating from around 1140. On two sides is carved a 4-bay arcade , on the other two are 15th century leaf carvings.
The present church of St Mary the Virgin, with its nave dating probably from the years 1275-1300, stands on the site of an earlier building established in Norman times.
Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

Relevant Website: Not listed

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