Font All Saints Church - Hamerton - Cambs
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 24.186 W 000° 19.801
30U E 681627 N 5809227
An unusual 15th-century font in this old church at Hamerton.
Waymark Code: WMD9R2
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 12/10/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
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The 15th-century font has an octagonal panelled bowl with moulded coving on an elongated-octagonal panelled stem and moulded base, and stands upon two steps.
It is fixed against the western column of the south arcade, and the side against the column has been cut off.

There are Two Stone Tablets set into the side wall one is dated 1681 and the other 1597.

The church of ALL SAINTS consists of a chancel (32¾ ft. by 17½ ft.) with vestry on the north (14½ ft. by 9¼ ft.), nave (51¼ ft. by 19 ft.), north aisle (10 ft. wide), south aisle (9¾ ft. wide), west tower (11 ft. by 11 ft.) and south porch.
The walls are of stone rubble and pebble rubble, with stone dressings; the tower is of ashlar.
The roofs are covered with tiles, slates and lead.
Approximate Age of Artefact: 15th century

Relevant Website: Not listed

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