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Latitude: 51.9024 / 51°54'8"N
Longitude: -1.4019 / 1°24'6"W
OS Eastings: 441246
OS Northings: 222815
OS Grid: SP412228
Mapcode National: GBR 7VP.LDP
Mapcode Global: VHBZJ.NG70
Entry Name: Former Font Approximately 70 Metres East South East of Kiddington Hall
Listing Date: 13 June 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1053092
English Heritage Legacy ID: 252510
Location: Kiddington with Asterleigh, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire, OX20
District: West Oxfordshire
Civil Parish: Kiddington with Asterleigh
Traditional County: Oxfordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire
Church of England Parish: Wootton, Glympton and Kiddington
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
KIDDINGTON WITH ASTERLEIGH KIDDINGTON
10/69 Former font approx. 70m ESE of
Font, now garden ornament. Probably C14 or C15. Limestone. Octagonal plan,
although only 2 sides remain at time of survey (April 1987). Blind traceried
panels to sides. Stepped octagonal stone base. Thomas Wharton (1771-1790), a
former rector of Kiddington, refers to the font in his Specimen of a History of
Oxfordshire (1783) and states that it came from the "Kings Chapell" in Islip
c.1780. It is now a garden ornament in Kiddington park.
(Thomas Wharton, Specimen of a History of Oxfordshire (1783),p16; Kiddington
park and gardens are included in H.B.M.C.E. Register of Parks and Gardens at
Listing NGR: SP4124622815
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