Record Details

NHER Number:51316
Type of record:Building
Name:Norman font from St Michael's Church, Mintlyn

Summary

The 11th or 12th century font from St Michael's Church, Mintlyn (NHER 3410), has been brought to this site and reused as a flowerpot.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 66130 18620
Map Sheet:TF61NE
Parish:BAWSEY, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Around 1983.
The Norman font from Mintlyn Church was reset as flowerpot. See site NHER 3410 for original location.
Informant [1].
Previously also noted under NHER 14091 - see (S1).
E. Rose (NAU) 24 August 1984. Amended by P. Watkins (HES), 21 July 2018.

June 1988. Listed, Grade II.
The font was added to English Heritage's List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
It is a plain, round stemless limestone tub. The farmhouse is not listed.
Information from (S2).
H. Hamilton (NLA), 06 March 2008.

Monument Types

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

<S1>Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. NHERs 3410 and 14091.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077666.

Related records

3410Related to: St Michael's Church and Mintlyn deserted medieval village (Building)
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