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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
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
ASTON BY SUTTON C.P. ASTON LANE
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
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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