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HER Number:MDV422
Name:FONT in the Parish of Frithelstock


Norman shaft supporting modern bowl.


Grid Reference:SS 463 195
Map Sheet:SS41NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishFrithelstock
Ecclesiastical ParishFRITHELSTOCK

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS41NE/3/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

Untitled Source, 88-89 (Migrated Record). SDV15340.

Circular shaft is Norman,

Clarke, K. M., 1921, The Baptismal Fonts of Devon, Part 8, 228 (Article in Serial). SDV19719.

Font. Bowl is quatrefoil shape, cut from a square shape since 1848. Shaft is circular with a long chevron. Circular base and a modern plinth standing on a platform inlaid with coloured tiles.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV15340Migrated Record: 88-89.
SDV19719Article in Serial: Clarke, K. M.. 1921. The Baptismal Fonts of Devon, Part 8. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 53. 228.

Associated Monuments

MDV421Part of: St. Mary and St. Gregory, Frithelstock (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 30 2015 5:07PM