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Image title: Chalk, Kent
Source: Paley, F. A.: “Illustrations of Baptismal Fonts” (1844)
Keywords: baptismal fonts, chirch architecture, greyscale, fonts
Status: out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free stock image for all purposes usage credit requested
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This pleasing specimen of a plain Norman Font is cut in Purbeck Marble, but now white-washed. It is 2ft. 5½in. high; 1ft. 6½in. across the top; the bowl is 12in. deep, lined with lead, and with a water drain.

The Church is dedicated in honour of St. Mary.

Chalk Church is on the Web.

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Place shown: Chalk, Kent, England
Filename: Norman-Chalk-q90-465x500.jpg
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