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Font Approximately 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary, Kinnerley

Description: Font Approximately 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 256568

OS Grid Reference: SJ3380920937
OS Grid Coordinates: 333809, 320937
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7819, -2.9828

Location: Kinnerley, Shropshire SY10 8DB

Locality: Kinnerley
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY10 8DB

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Listing Text

SJ 32 SW

7/20 Font approx. 2m
- west of porch of Church
of St. Mary


Font. Probably C12. Crudely carved octagonal tub shape with hole
in basin. Zig-zag decoration to base and Greek palindromic inscription
to rim, largely illegible at time of resurvey (October 1986) but known
to read (translated) "CLEANSE YOUR SIN, NOT YOUR FACE ONLY". In early
C20 the font stood in the gnounds of The Nursery, West Felton C.P. (not
included in this list) but was formerly inside the Church of St. Mary
(q.v.). D.H.S. Cranage, The Churches of Shropshire, Part 9 (1908)
p. 795; Francis Bond, Fonts and Font Covers (1908, reprinted 1985) p.

Listing NGR: SJ3380920937

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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