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Former Font Approximately 5 Metres to North of North Porch of Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Acton Burnell, Shropshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1055566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 259653

Location: Acton Burnell, Shropshire, SY5

County: Shropshire

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

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Listing Text

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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