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The Font

In the Font, children and adults are made members of Christ’s Church in baptism.

The design is peculiar, with a square decorated bowl on a scalloped base standing on a fat circular column.

The local guidebook and several other writers assert its authenticity as a Norman font, although one writer dismisses it as a 17th forgery.

 However, one wonders why the craftsmen of the 17th century would wish to replicate something from the 12th century.