Category Archives: Farringdon

Farringdon Hampshire and it’s historic connections. Ferendone in Domesday with an Old english origin of ‘fearn-dun’ meaning the fern covered hill.

Baptismal Font Farringdon

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Selborne Area Fonts

The baptismal font Farringdon All Saints is a bit of a mixed up affair The font basin is a cylindrical tub, undecorated. This suggests a possible earlier date than the four C12th fluted capitals and raised plinth that it rests upon. The oak lid is early but difficult to date precisely. Our intention is to… Continue Reading