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HER Number:MDV55839
Name:Creacombe Font


Font of possible Saxon date.


Grid Reference:SS 818 193
Map Sheet:SS81NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishRackenford
DistrictNorth Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREACOMBE

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS81NW/5/1

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • FONT (VIII to Late Medieval - 701 AD to 1539 AD (Between))

Full description

Gould, R. D., 1844, On the Towers of the North and North-West of Devon, 85-86 (Article in Serial). SDV88315.

Council for the Care of Churches, 1996, Creacombe, St Michael & All Angels (Formerly St Mary), Devon (Exeter) (Un-published). SDV320114.

The only item (apart from the plate) to survivie from the previous church. A large plain bowl of egg-cup shape on a later base with foliage spurs at the anglse; so featureless as to be difficult to date, but probably quite early, and possibly even Saxon.
The flat oak cover with an iron cross is of 1911. Other details: PM 1757.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV320114Un-published: Council for the Care of Churches. 1996. Creacombe, St Michael & All Angels (Formerly St Mary), Devon (Exeter). A4 Stapled + Digital.
SDV88315Article in Serial: Gould, R. D.. 1844. On the Towers of the North and North-West of Devon. Transactions of the Exeter Diocese Architectural and Archaeological Society. 2. 85-86.

Associated Monuments

MDV1141Related to: Creacombe, Church of St. Michael (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events

  • EDV494 - Unnamed Event

Date Last Edited:Sep 6 2017 11:28AM