This was a treat today as I didn’t expect to be exploring a church because we had gone to an archaeological dig at Sedgeford, just before Hunstanton, Norfolk. It was very interesting, but the best bit of the dig so far had been filled in which was the Anglo-Saxon cemetery. They had removed several remains of which you could see, but apparently there are only so many remains that they are allowed to remove. As this was their 18th season I think the graves where quite a while ago, trust us to miss the best bit.
They are excavating the village now and although it was interesting, I had seen a sign post to the church. The church won and I am so glad it did, as it is a beautiful large round tower church, but tonights post is the about the font.
From the church leaflet…..the Font is 13th century Norman style….now is it or is not Norman….anyway the bowl is Purbeck marble and it is heavily rendered. Raised on four circular legs, with a central drain and set on two large steps. I must admit it did look rather nice with the red and green flower arrangements, could have been for a wedding. I have been into a lot of churches recently that have been decorated for weddings, must be that time of year, it always seems to me to enhance the church.