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List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES TO NORTH OF NORTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

List entry Number: 1055566

Location

FORMER FONT APPROXIMATELY 5 METRES TO NORTH OF NORTH PORCH OF CHURCH OF ST MARY

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County District District Type Parish
ShropshireUnitary AuthorityActon Burnell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 14-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 259653

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History

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Details

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 GV II 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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Shropshire, (1958)
Salmon, J, Acton Burnell and its Church, (1974), 3
Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 35 Shropshire,

National Grid Reference: SJ 53352 01947

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