Font base, from S

Image of the feature "Fonts: Font" at East Dean.

by Kathryn Morrison.

Situated in the nave, opposite the S doorway. The modern, octagonal font sits directly on top of an upturned multi-scallop capital composed of flattened cones terminating in small, hollowed shields. These appear to have been truncated and recut. The capital now rests on a circular 'plinth', of a different type of stone.


circ. 1.65 m
h. 0.20 m