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Former Font Approximately 5 Metres to North of North Porch of Church of St Mary, Acton Burnell

Description: Former Font Approximately 5 Metres to North of North Porch of Church of St Mary

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259653

OS Grid Reference: SJ5335201947
OS Grid Coordinates: 353352, 301947
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6133, -2.6904

Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire SY5 7PF

Locality: Acton Burnell
County: Shropshire
Country: England
Postcode: SY5 7PF

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Listing Text

SJ 50 SW
6/2 Former font approx.
- 5 metres to north of
north porch of Church
of St Mary
Font, now disused. C15 or C16. Sandstone. octagonal base, stem,
and bowl. No decorative enrichment. This font is said to have come
from the old chapel at Acton Pigott (q.v.) which was disused by circa
1730 and largely destroyed by 1866. The font was still in place in
1786. John Salmon, Acton Burnell and its Church, 1974, P.3; V.C.H.,
Vol. VIII, Pp. 6 and 12.

Listing NGR: SJ5335201947

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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