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Former Font of 1 Metre North of Nave of St Peters Church, Half Way Between North Porch and Chancel

A Grade II Listed Building in Aston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Latitude: 53.3013 / 53°18'4"N

Longitude: -2.6679 / 2°40'4"W

OS Eastings: 355584

OS Northings: 378470

OS Grid: SJ555784

Mapcode National: GBR 9ZT8.68

Mapcode Global: WH87Y.Z8QZ

Entry Name: Former Font of 1 Metre North of Nave of St Peters Church, Half Way Between North Porch and Chancel

Listing Date: 6 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136674

English Heritage Legacy ID: 57174

Location: Aston, Cheshire West and Chester, WA7

County: Cheshire West and Chester

Civil Parish: Aston

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Aston St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text

SJ 57 NE
South West Side
3/28 Former font 1 metre
north of nave of
St Peter's church, half
way between north porch
and chancel.
Former font, probably early C17, of red sandstone. Circular shaft on
moulded base, belled out to octagonal head, each side of which is
decorated with a pattern of 6 arcs, each intersection terminating in a
flat trefoil, pointing inwards, in a small sunken rectangular panel.
Octagonal domed top made of 2 stones with a shallow octagonal basin.
The font is just over 1 metre high.

Listing NGR: SJ5558478470

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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