Keys to the Past

Font, adjacent to South Porch, St Mary, Whorlton (Whorlton)

Font, adjacent to South Porch, St Mary, Whorlton  © DCC 2002
Font, adjacent to South Porch, St Mary, Whorlton © DCC 2002

This feature is a listed building. The font adjacent to the south porch of the Church of St. Mary probably dates from the late 15th century. A single sandstone block sculpted in an octagonal-plan bowel and stem. This font came from the medieval church at Whorlton which was demolished c.1848.

Reference number:D35528
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1121093



See also:
Local History of Whorlton


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