Baptism Font - St Mary - Wigston Parva, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 30.238 W 001° 18.888
30U E 614381 N 5818428
Quick Description: Baptism font in St Mary's church, Wigston Parva.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 4/2/2017 2:17:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMVCXB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
A plain octagonal baptism font in St Mary's church, Wigston Parva.

"The small chapel at Wigston Parva is one of the smallest in the county of Leicestershire. St Mary’s dates to 1160 or even earlier. The church consists of one room with small bellcote. The entrance on the north side has a Norman doorway, there are windows on the south side, a simple lancet design. The east window was installed in 1969 in memory of a Mr A. L. Kibble. The altar was presented to the church in 1909 by the parishioners and rector from Thurlaston. The font came from Hemingford Church in Huntingdon originally age unknown."

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