Font, bowl from W.

Image of the feature "Fonts: Font" at Stretton Sugwas.

photographer not known.

At the W end of the nave towards the S. The font is monolithic, of sandstone, but carved in two sections separated by a heavy projecting roll. The upper part, or bowl, is cup-shaped with a chamfered upper rim. The part below the roll is simply tapered. It stands on a chamfered base and a drum-shaped plinth, with a modern octagonal step. The bowl is lead lined and there are rim repairs at E, NE and S.


ext. diam. of bowl at rim 0.68 m
h. of bowl and base 0.77 m
h. of bowl (block) 0.59 m
int. diam. of bowl at rim 0.52 m