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Latitude: 52.7819 / 52°46'55"N
Longitude: -2.9828 / 2°58'57"W
OS Eastings: 333809
OS Northings: 320937
OS Grid: SJ338209
Mapcode National: GBR 76.XV95
Mapcode Global: WH8BB.4BWM
Entry Name: Font Approximately 2 Metres West of Porch of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 21 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1054676
English Heritage Legacy ID: 256568
Location: Kinnerley, Shropshire, SY10
Civil Parish: Kinnerley
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Kinnerley St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Lichfield
KINNERLEY C.P. KINNERLEY
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
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