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HER Number:MDV2055
Name:East Down, St John the Baptist Parish Church, Font


Renaissance marble font at St John the Baptist parish church at East Down


Grid Reference:SS 601 418
Map Sheet:SS64SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishEast Down
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishEAST DOWN

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS64SW/12/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FONT (XVI to Post Medieval - 1501 AD to 1750 AD (Between))

Full description

Bligh Bond, F., 1903, Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II, 456 (Article in Serial). SDV6113.

Renaissance marble font on an elaborately carved shaft.

Department of Environment, 1984, East Down, 5 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV336982.

Font at St John the Baptist parish church at East Down. The marble font and font cover sits on richly carved late 16th century columns tapering at base, hexagonal with medallions under foliage and ogee arches at top of each panel echoing details on screen.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV336982List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1984. East Down. Historic Houses Register. Unknown. 5.
SDV6113Article in Serial: Bligh Bond, F.. 1903. Devonshire Screens and Rood Lofts. Part II. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 35. Digital. 456.

Associated Monuments

MDV2052Part of: St. John the Baptist's Parish Church, East Down (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Oct 11 2006 9:56AM