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The Medieval Period (1100AD - 1499AD)

The Medieval Church

Norman style font

Period:
Medieval
Description:

Part of a Norman Font from the old Church at Dunrod. Square in plan and each side about 62cm broad. The lower part is multicubical - with a cabled necking at the base - the whole developing to a circle where it has rested on a shaft or pedestal. The height is 46cm. The orifice of the bowl is 45cm across with a depth of 20cm. The drain at the bottom of the bowl is 7cm in diameter.

 

The font is now held at the Stewartry Museum.

Materials/Media:
Stone
Source:
The Stewartry Museum
Digital Number:
SWAC030


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