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Latitude: 52.6133 / 52°36'47"N
Longitude: -2.6904 / 2°41'25"W
OS Eastings: 353352
OS Northings: 301947
OS Grid: SJ533019
Mapcode National: GBR BM.8DC9
Mapcode Global: WH8C7.NK2Y
Entry Name: Former Font Approximately 5 Metres to North of North Porch of Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 14 May 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1055566
English Heritage Legacy ID: 259653
Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire, SY5
Civil Parish: Acton Burnell
Built-Up Area: Acton Burnell
Traditional County: Shropshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Shropshire
Church of England Parish: Acton Burnell
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
ACTON BURNELL C.P. ACTON BURNELL
SJ 50 SW
6/2 Former font approx.
- 5 metres to north of
north porch of Church
of St Mary
Font, now disused. C15 or C16. Sandstone. octagonal base, stem,
and bowl. No decorative enrichment. This font is said to have come
from the old chapel at Acton Pigott (q.v.) which was disused by circa
1730 and largely destroyed by 1866. The font was still in place in
1786. John Salmon, Acton Burnell and its Church, 1974, P.3; V.C.H.,
Vol. VIII, Pp. 6 and 12.
Listing NGR: SJ5335201947
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