Holy Trinity, Lenton, Nottinghamshire: the Norman font carved in shallow relief with narrative scenes
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CHU/1285 (ES3575)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Decorative stonework ; Fonts ; Sculpture|
NOTES: The present church, the third dedicated to the Holy Trinity on this site, was designed by Henry Issac Stevens and opened in 1842. The Norman font, originally crafted for the Cluniac Abbey of Lenton, is considered to be one of the finest pieces of Twelfth Century carving in England.
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