Baptismal Font Hurstbourne Tarrant

Baptismal font Hurstbourne Tarrant
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Upper Test Valley Fonts

The baptismal font Hurstbourne Tarrant St Peters, is the newest in the church, dating from the C13th. There is another older one tucked away behind a pew. The font in present day use is a new one relatively speaking, dating from the C13th and has a plain circular bowl resting on a stem which is…

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Hampshire Baptismal Fonts

Baptismal Font Portchester
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Upper Test Valley Fonts

Hampshire baptismal fonts range from the Saxon to the modern with an outstanding collection of Norman and Medieval fonts. The historical significance of the baptismal font is immense. Baptism is one of only two rites, the other being the Eucharist, for which there is Biblical authority and as such the act of baptism, in a…

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