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HER Number:MDV33365
Name:Font, St. Mary Magdalene


Fine 15th century stone font.


Grid Reference:SS 713 259
Map Sheet:SS72NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishSouth Molton
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishSOUTH MOLTON

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS72NW/6/3

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Anonymous, Untitled Source (Pamphlet). SDV320995.

The font dates from 1450 is contemporary with the church. It was originally situated in the tower area but when the Melhuish screen was erected in 1903 it was moved to its present position. Axminster marble was incorporated in the surrounding dwarf walls at the same time.

Department of Environment, 1986, South Molton, 12 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV321005.

Fine 15th century stone font.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320995Pamphlet: Anonymous. A Brief History of St. Mary Magdalene, South Molton.
SDV321005List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1986. South Molton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Spiral Bound. 12.

Associated Monuments

MDV758Part of: South Molton, St. Mary Magdalene (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 21 2011 3:39PM