Find Spot record 0582500001 - ST JOHN BAPTIST'S CHURCH

Summary

Fifteenth century vessel for holding christening oil found in works to church

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • FINDSPOT (Undated)

Description

Dimensions - Length 0152 mm
Plan Form - RECTANGULAR
CONSISTS OF RECTANGULAR BOX WITH 'LION' FEET AT 3 CORNERS (4TH MISSING), FITTED WITH 3 REMOVABLE CUPS WITH LIDS; ATTACHED TO EACH IS A HOOK FOR THE TOW FOR ADMINISTERING THE OIL. 2 FRAGMENTS OF GABLED LID REMAINS, & PART OF HINGE WITH PIN. FOUND DURING A RESTORATION IN E NAVE WALL (B4,B6).
NGR TO CHURCH (B7).

Sources (3)

  • <4>SBC13021 Bibliographic reference: RCHM BUCKS 2 PP118-119.
  • <6>SBC20017 Bibliographic reference: DoE. 1984. List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest: Bucks: Aylesbury Vale: Parishes of Dunton &C. p19 (Fittings).
  • <7>SBC10483 Map: OS 1981 1:2500 MAP.

Location

Grid reference SP 76780 25000 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish GRANBOROUGH, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (1)

  • CHRISMATORY (15th Century - 1400 AD to 1499 AD)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jul 21 2010 2:35PM

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