All Saints, East Meon: the Tournai font

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RIBApix ref no RIBA100272
Architect/DesignerChristian, Ewan (1814-1895)
Comper, Sir John Ninian (1864-1960)
Artist/PhotographerIngle, Richard (1927-2010)
CountryUK: England
CityEast Meon
Subject Date1200
Image Date1999
ViewInterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumDigital image
Library ReferenceIngle 99-35C
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Richard Ingle / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: An early 12th century church, restored in 1870 by Ewan Christian and in 1906-22 by Sir Ninian Comper. The font is black marble from Tournai, c. 1130-1140, given possibly by Henry Blois, Bishop of Winchester.

Subject tags

churches, fonts