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 Asterby, St Peter, font
Asterby, St Peter, font
Asterby, St Peter, font

The medieval font at the rear of the church.

Valerie Hinkins, c.1980

Asterby, St Peter
Alkborough, St John Baptist, Font
Alkborough, St John Baptist, Font
Alkborough, St John Baptist, Font

"Cylindrical Norman font on C19 moulded column and medieval octagonal base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1241758 

DB 15 July 2018

Alkborough, Saint John the Baptist, Church, Font
Allington, Holy Trinity, North Aisle, Font
Allington, Holy Trinity, North Aisle, Font
Allington, Holy Trinity, North Aisle, Font

"Late C15 octagonal font with panels containing heads, flowers and a shield on an octagonal support with deeply cut foliage in small panels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062909 

DB 3 November 2018

Allington, Holy Trinity, Church, font
Alvingham, St Adelwold, Nave, Font
Alvingham, St Adelwold, Nave, Font
Alvingham, St Adelwold, Nave, Font

"C13 octagonal font on richly moulded base and plinth"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063076 

DB 8 September 2019

Alvingham, Saint Adelwold, church, font
Ancaster, St Martin, font
Ancaster, St Martin, font
Ancaster, St Martin, font

The 12th century tub font has intersecting blank arcading on its sides.

May 2015

Ancaster, St Martin church, font
Anwick, St Edith, South Aisle, Font
Anwick, St Edith, South Aisle, Font
Anwick, St Edith, South Aisle, Font

"Plain C14 octagonal font with double chamfered plinth to roll moulded octagonal stem"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1061829 

DB 21 December 2018

Anwick, Saint Edith, Font
Ashby Puerorum, St Andrew, Font
Ashby Puerorum, St Andrew, Font
Ashby Puerorum, St Andrew, Font

"C15 octagonal ashlar font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147719 

DB 9 September 2018

Ashby Puerorum, Saint Andrew, Church, Font
Aswarby, St Denis, font
Aswarby, St Denis, font
Aswarby, St Denis, font

A circular font with four corner shafts dating from the Transitional period. An unusual design.

June 2017

Aswarby, St Denis, Font
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, font
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, font
Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket, font

The circular font dates from about 1200.

The four polygonal shafts at the corners have capitals with ribbed leaves, waterleaf and crockets.

September 2013

Aunsby, St Thomas a Becket font
Bag Enderby, St Margaret, Font
Bag Enderby, St Margaret, Font
Bag Enderby, St Margaret, Font

This fine 15th century octagonal font is, according to Simon Jenkins, ‘worth crossing Lincolnshire to see’.

Images carved on the faces include: a figure playing a stringed instrument, a hart licking the leaves of a tree growing from its back, and a Pieta.

May 2009

Bag Enderby, St Margaret church, font
Bardney, St Lawrence, North Aisle, Font
Bardney, St Lawrence, North Aisle, Font
Bardney, St Lawrence, North Aisle, Font

"C20 font with quatrefoiled panels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359500 

DB 14 February 2019

Bardney, Saint Lawrence, Church, font
Barholm, St Martin, font
Barholm, St Martin, font
Barholm, St Martin, font

The sides of the early 13th century font are decorated with a variety of motifs –  flowers, circles and zig-zags.

September 2014

Barholm, St Martin, font
Barrowby, All Saints, Font
Barrowby, All Saints, Font
Barrowby, All Saints, Font

"Fittings include outstanding C14 font with pierced octagonal stem enclosing a devil, and elaborately traceried bowl"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1194848 

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states

"the font is a particularly rich and beautiful specimen of Decorated work, panelled and elaborately carved" 

DB 12 November 2018

Barrowby, All Saints, Church, font
Barton upon Humber, St Mary, font
Barton upon Humber, St Mary, font
Barton upon Humber, St Mary, font

St Mary's font, which seems to have escaped the notice of Pevsner, has octagonal symmetry with carved, incised quatrefoils on each face of the bowl.

September 2018

Barton Upon Humber, St Mary, font
Baumber, St Swithin, Font
Baumber, St Swithin, Font
Baumber, St Swithin, Font

A plain, squat octagonal font, probably dating from the Medieval church rather than the Georgian reconstruction.

September 2018

Baumber, St Swithin, font
Belchford, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Belchford, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Belchford, St Peter & St Paul, Font

"C15 octagonal font with panel tracery on bowl and pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359659 

Church Guide states that the font came from Saint Mary's Church, Horncastle when that church was restored in 1861. 

DB 3 September 2018

Belchford, Church, Saint Peter & Saint Paul, Font
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font
Belton, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font

"Octagonal stone font in Norman style, probably reworked C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1298472 

DB 29 March 2018

Belton, St Peter & St Paul, church, Font
Benniworth, St Julian, font
Benniworth, St Julian, font
Benniworth, St Julian, font

Pevsner describes the font at Benniworth as "Neo-Norman", presumably designed by Fowler for the Victorian restoration of the church.

July 2012

Benniworth, St Julian church, font, neo-Norman
Billinghay, St Michael, font
Billinghay, St Michael, font
Billinghay, St Michael, font

A typical font of the Perpendicular (15th century) period, octagonal in section with panel tracery.

April 2018

Billinghay, St Michael, font
Bilsby, Holy Trinity, font
Bilsby, Holy Trinity, font
Bilsby, Holy Trinity, font

The nicely decorated font dates from the nineteenth century.

September 2019

Bilsby, Holy Trinity, font
Bishop Norton, St Peter, Nave, Font
Bishop Norton, St Peter, Nave, Font
Bishop Norton, St Peter, Nave, Font

Kelly's Directory of Lincolnshire 1919 states :-

"the interior was rearranged and refitted in 1868, when a new font of Caen stone was presented"

DB 12 May 2019

Bishop Norton, Saint Peter, Church, Font
Bloxholm, St Mary, font
Bloxholm, St Mary, font
Bloxholm, St Mary, font

Octagonal font with quatrefoil and panelled decoration in the Perpendicular style.

October 2017

Bloxholm, St Mary, font
Blyton, St Martin, Font
Blyton, St Martin, Font
Blyton, St Martin, Font

"C15 chalice shaped font which has a fluted octagonal bowl and base.

The upper part of the bowl is decorated with battlements above square panels containing cusped triskeles, crosses slatire and blank arcades"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064159 

DB 12 May 2019

Blyton, Saint Martin, church, font
Boston, St Botolph, Font
Boston, St Botolph, Font
Boston, St Botolph, Font

"octagonal C19 font in elaborate C14 style, by Edward Welby Pugin, on large stepped stone plinth"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388844 

DB 1 May 2019 

Boston, Saint Botolph, Church, Font
Braceborough, St Margaret, font
Braceborough, St Margaret, font
Braceborough, St Margaret, font

The square Norman font has been recut, and has decoration of the 17th century.

September 2014

Braceborough, St Margaret church, font
Bracebridge Heath, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font
Bracebridge Heath, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font
Bracebridge Heath, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font

Presumably an original fitting from 1910.

DB 20 February 2019

Bracebridge Heath, Church, Saint John The Evangelist, Font
Branston, All Saints, South Aisle, Font
Branston, All Saints, South Aisle, Font
Branston, All Saints, South Aisle, Font
Branston, All Saints, Church, Font
Brant Broughton, St Helen, Font
Brant Broughton, St Helen, Font
Brant Broughton, St Helen, Font

"Ornate C15 octagonal font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147497 

DB 2 July 2018

Brant Broughton, Saint Helen, Church, Font
Bratoft, St Peter & St Paul, font
Bratoft, St Peter & St Paul, font
Bratoft, St Peter & St Paul, font

The font is octagonal in shape, Perpendicular in style, with leaves and heads against the underside and simple tracery and the Instruments of the Passion against the bowl.

May 2016

Bratoft, St Peter & St Paul, font
Brigg, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font
Brigg, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font
Brigg, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font

C19 Font.

DB 16 December 2018

Brigg, Saint John Evangelist, church, font
Bucknall, St Margaret, Font
Bucknall, St Margaret, Font
Bucknall, St Margaret, Font

"C14 octagonal font with alternating blank arches on the sides and a scalloped octagonal pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359927 

DB 31 August 2019

Bucknall, Saint Margaret, Church, font
Burgh le Marsh, St Peter and St Paul, font
Burgh le Marsh, St Peter and St Paul, font
Burgh le Marsh, St Peter and St Paul, font
The church of St Peter and St Paul,

Burgh-le-Marsh, has outstanding Jacobean woodwork in the pulpit, font cover & north chapel screen.

Mark Acton, 2008

Burgh Le Marsh, church, jacobean, jabez good,
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font
Burgh on Bain, St Helen, Font

"All fittings are C19 including stone altar rails, octagonal font and facetted ashlar pulpit"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359948 

DB 9 September 2018

Burgh on Bain, Saint Helen, Church, font
Burton le Coggles, St Thomas Becket, font
Burton le Coggles, St Thomas Becket, font
Burton le Coggles, St Thomas Becket, font

The font is a plain octagonal bowl on a square base.

September 2016

Burton Coggles, St Thomas Becket, font
Buslingthorpe, St Michael, font
Buslingthorpe, St Michael, font
Buslingthorpe, St Michael, font

A very simple octagonal font of no particular merit.

May 2018

Buslingthorpe, St Michael, font
Butterwick, St Andrew, Font
Butterwick, St Andrew, Font
Butterwick, St Andrew, Font

"Font has C13 clustered columned base and C19 battered octagonal bowl with contemporary lid"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1308528 

DB 9 June 2018

Butterwick, Saint Andrew, Church, Font
Cadney, All Saints, Font
Cadney, All Saints, Font
Cadney, All Saints, Font

"Romanesque drum font with scallop moulding above blind arcading of intersecting round arches on piers with foliate capitals; cylindrical pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1083706 

DB 17 June 2018

Cadney, All Saints church, Font, Romanesque
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Font
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Font
Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas, Font

C14 font on a square base with an octagonal bowl.

Traceried windows in each panel. 

DB 14 March 2018 

Carlton Scroop, St Nicholas
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, font
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, font
Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, font

The font dates from around 1200, much the earliest survival of the medieval church on this site.

It is circular on a square base with shafts at each corner. The faces of the bowl are lightly carved with a decorative frieze.

The base has been recently restored.

October 2016

Carlton le Moorland, St Mary, font
Caythorpe, St Vincent, Font
Caythorpe, St Vincent, Font
Caythorpe, St Vincent, Font

"Font is C19 octagonal and chalice shaped"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1317320 

DB 25 April 2018

Caythorpe, Saint Vincent, Church, Font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font
Claypole, St Peter, Nave, Font

"C14 hexagonal font with ogee traceried panels, ornate gables and pinnacles"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062912 

A brass plaque nearby states that the font was moved to its present position in December 1909. 

DB 24 September 2018

Claypole, Saint Peter, Church, font
Clixby, All Hallows, Font
Clixby, All Hallows, Font
Clixby, All Hallows, Font

The medieval font in the church of All Hallows, Clixby.

Behind the font are pieces of a thirteenth century arch set in the wall.

May 2011

Clixby, All Hallows, font, Churches Conservation Trust
Coates by Stow, St Edith, font
Coates by Stow, St Edith, font
Coates by Stow, St Edith, font

The plain cylindrical font at St Edith's.

June 2013

Coates By Stow, St Edith church font
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, Font
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, Font
Coleby (Kesteven), All Saints, Font

The drum shaped font is late Norman C11.

Metal basin dates from 1819 and was bought for 6s 6d. 

Font cover is modern 2009. 

DB 9 May 2018

Coleby, Kesteven, Church, All Saints, Font
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, font
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, font
Colsterworth, St John Baptist, font

The octagonal font has part fifteenth century stem with panels containing sacred symbols and floriate designs, and also twelfth century billet moulded blank arcading the panels filled with fleurons and trefoils.

Isaac Newton was baptised in this font January 1642.

March 2017

Colsterworth, St John Baptist, font, Isaac Newton
Corby Glen, St John the Evangelist, North Aisle, Font
Corby Glen, St John the Evangelist, North Aisle, Font
Corby Glen, St John the Evangelist, North Aisle, Font

"The C13 font has an octagonal bowl with stop chamfers to the square base which is now supported on a free standing marble shaft added in 1893"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1309158 

DB 7 April 2019

Corby Glen, St John the Evangelist, Church, font
Covenham St Mary, Nave, Font
Covenham St Mary, Nave, Font
Covenham St Mary, Nave, Font

"The C15 octagonal font with moulded top has fleurons, beneath which are shields on each face separated by foliage.

The base is moulded with stop chamfers to angles"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063109 

DB 8 September 2019

Covenham St Mary, Church, font
Cowbit, St Mary, font
Cowbit, St Mary, font
Cowbit, St Mary, font

The stem of the octagonal font at Cowbit has traceried panels and a bowl with inscribed fleurons.

September 2017

Cowbit, St Mary, font
Cranwell, St Andrew, font
Cranwell, St Andrew, font
Cranwell, St Andrew, font

This small plain octagonal font dates from the Perpendicular period.

June 2017

Cranwell, St Andrew, font
Creeton, St Peter, font
Creeton, St Peter, font
Creeton, St Peter, font

A simple circular font with octagonal rim.

March 2017

Creeton, St Peter, font
Croft, All Saints, font
Croft, All Saints, font
Croft, All Saints, font

The large octagonal font has shields in simple panels and a bowl supported on busts.

May 2016

Croft, All Saints, font
Crosby, St George, Nave, Font
Crosby, St George, Nave, Font
Crosby, St George, Nave, Font

Font presumably dates from 1925 when the church was completed.

DB 19 February 2019

Crosby, Saint George, church, Scunthorpe, font
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Font
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Font
Crowland, Croyland Abbey, Font

A simple octagonal font in Perpendicular style.

July 2011

Crowland, Croyland abbey font
Croxby, All Saints, font
Croxby, All Saints, font
Croxby, All Saints, font

The font in All Saints church dates from the Norman period.  It is drum shaped with intersecting tracery.

Mark Acton, 2014

Croxby, All Saints church, font
Croxby, All Saints, font
Croxby, All Saints, font
Croxby, All Saints, font

The font in All Saints church dates from the Norman period.  It is drum shaped with intersecting tracery.

June 2014

Croxby, All Saints church, font, Norman
Deeping St James, font
Deeping St James, font
Deeping St James, font

The large circular tub font is early 12th century, and is decorated with blank arcading.

September 2014

Deeping St James, church font
Denton, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font
Denton, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font
Denton, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font

"The C15 octagonal font has rosettes and lion masks in quatrefoil panels and is set on an octagonal pillar decorated with rosettes"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062370 

DB 16 September 2018

Denton, Saint Andrew, Church, font
Doddington,&nbspSt&nbspPeter, Font
Doddington, St Peter, Font
Doddington, St Peter, Font

"Early English tub-shaped font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1061958 

DB 11 August 2018

Doddington, St Peter, Church, Font
Donington on Bain, St Andrew, Font
Donington on Bain, St Andrew, Font
Donington on Bain, St Andrew, Font

"Late C12 drum font with intersecting pointed arcade inscribed, with broad cable decorated band below, and roll moulded above"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063688 

DB 9 September 2018

Donington On Bain, Saint Andrew, church, font
Dry Doddington, St James, South Aisle, Font
Dry Doddington, St James, South Aisle, Font
Dry Doddington, St James, South Aisle, Font

"Late C19 and early C20 pews, pulpit and font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253449 

DB 24 June 2019

Dry Doddington, Saint James, Church, font
Dunston, St Peter, Font
Dunston, St Peter, Font
Dunston, St Peter, Font

Marble font presumably dating from the 1874-6 rebuild.

DB 25 June 2018

Dunston, Saint Peter, Church, font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Nave, Font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Nave, Font
East Stockwith, St Peter, Nave, Font

C19 font at west end of church.

DB 20 May 2018

East Stockwith, St Peter, church, font
Epworth, St Andrew, font
Epworth, St Andrew, font
Epworth, St Andrew, font

The font in St Andrew's is from the Decorated period. It is a plain octagonal bowl with panelled sides.

October 2016

Epworth, St Andrew, font
Farlesthorpe, St Andrew, font
Farlesthorpe, St Andrew, font
Farlesthorpe, St Andrew, font

Of unknown origin, but presumably the base of the font pre-dates the present church (1800)?

August 2013

Farlesthorpe, St Andrew, Font
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Font
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Font
Fulbeck, St Nicholas, Font

Very fine late Norman font about 1180.

DB 26 March 2018

Fulbeck, Saint Nicholas, Church, Font, Norman
Fulstow, St Lawrence, Nave, Font
Fulstow, St Lawrence, Nave, Font
Fulstow, St Lawrence, Nave, Font

"The C13 font has a plain octagonal bowl and shafted base and has a C19 facetted wooden cover"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063110 

DB 8 September 2019

Fulstow, Saint Lawrence, Church, font
Gainsborough, All Saints, Font
Gainsborough, All Saints, Font
Gainsborough, All Saints, Font

Mid C18 Marble font.

Positioned opposite the pulpit. 

DB 19 June 2018

Gainsborough, All Saints, church, font
Gautby, All Saints, font
Gautby, All Saints, font
Gautby, All Saints, font

The octagonal font, with quatrefoils in the principal faces of the bowl, was originally in the church at Laughton.

July 2017

Gautby, All Saints, font, Laughton
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font

"The font is a circular bowl on a circular pedestal with stiff leaf decoration to the underside of the bowl, inscribed "about 1260 and 1916". 

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165045 

DB 12 May 2019

Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Church, font
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font
Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Font

Detail of inscription.

"ABOUT 1260 AND 1916"

DB 12 May 2019

Glentham, St Peter & St Paul, Church, font
Goulceby, All Saints, Font
Goulceby, All Saints, Font
Goulceby, All Saints, Font

"Large C14 octagonal font with slender rolls defining each side and St. Andrew's crosses incised on each side"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063689 

DB 9 September 2018

Goulceby, All Saints, church, font
Grainthorpe, St Clement, Nave, Font
Grainthorpe, St Clement, Nave, Font
Grainthorpe, St Clement, Nave, Font

"The C15 font is a plain octagonal bowl on a pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1308429 

DB 8 September 2019

Grainthorpe, Saint Clement, church, font
Grantham, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font
Grantham, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font
Grantham, St John the Evangelist, South Aisle, Font

C19 font and cover.

DB 11 March 2019

Grantham, Saint John, Church, Font
Grantham, St Wulfram, font
Grantham, St Wulfram, font
Grantham, St Wulfram, font

The large octagonal font dates from the Perpendicular period. There are various religious scenes on the stem and around the bowl.

The Gothic font cover is by Walter Topper, 1899.

March 2017

Grantham, St Wulfram church, font, Walter Topper
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, South Aisle, Font
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, South Aisle, Font
Great Gonerby, St Sebastian, South Aisle, Font

"C14 octagonal font with traceried panels, each divided by a mullion and each with variant forms of reticulated tracery"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062882 

DB 11 March 2019

Great Gonerby, Saint Sebastian, Church, font
Great Humby, Chapel, Font
Great Humby, Chapel, Font
Great Humby, Chapel, Font

"C14 octagonal font with panels of traceried design"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253290 

DB 22 March 2019 

Great Humby, Chapel, font
Great Coates, St Nicholas, font
Great Coates, St Nicholas, font
Great Coates, St Nicholas, font

The octagonal font with its cusped panels and shields is Perpendicular work of the 14th or 15th century.

July 2014

Great Coates, St Nicholas church, font
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, font
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, font
Great Hale, St John the Baptist, font

A large octagonal font of unusual design with deeply incised carved decoration.

June 2017

Great Hale, St John baptist, font
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, font
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, font
Greatford, St Thomas Becket, font
How could two editions of Pevsner fail to describe this unusual font?
Greatford, St Thomas Becket church, font
Grimsby, St James, Font
Grimsby, St James, Font
Grimsby, St James, Font

"C14 octagonal font with panelled sides on a C13 shafted base;

C18 font cover"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1379386 

DB 13 October 2018

Grimsby, Saint James, Church, Font
Gunby, St Peter, Font
Gunby, St Peter, Font
Gunby, St Peter, Font

"The fittings are all C19, including octaqonal font in C13 style with blank pointed arcades to base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359687 

DB 20 July 2018

Gunby, St Peter church, Font
Hagworthingham, Holy Trinity, font
Hagworthingham, Holy Trinity, font
Hagworthingham, Holy Trinity, font

Holy Trinity's font dates from the fifteenth century and is a simple octagonal shape on a shafted base.

January 2017

Hagworthingham, Holy Trinity, font
Hainton, St Mary, Font
Hainton, St Mary, Font
Hainton, St Mary, Font

"C19 octagonal font with cusped panels, individual motifs and tall, cusped open-work hood"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147298 

DB 19 May 2019

Hainton, Saint Mary, Church, font
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, North Aisle, Font
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, North Aisle, Font
Haltham on Bain, St Benedict, North Aisle, Font

"C14 octagonal font with shaped base, fleurons to the sides of the bowl and moulded rim, also with foliage"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1215674 

DB 21 January 2019

Haltham On Bain, Saint Benedict, church, font
Harmston, All Saints, Font
Harmston, All Saints, Font
Harmston, All Saints, Font

Norman bowl set on a modern square base.

Oak and wrought iron cover 1949. 

DB 11 April 2018

Harmston, Church, All Saints, Font
Harpswell, St Chad, South Aisle, Font
Harpswell, St Chad, South Aisle, Font
Harpswell, St Chad, South Aisle, Font

Barrel font in transitional style c1200.

DB 25 September 2018

Harpswell, Saint Chad, Church, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Helpringham, St Andrew, font

St Andrew's font is circular on a square base with four corner shafts.

June 2017

Helpringham, St Andrew, font
Hemingby, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Hemingby, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Hemingby, St Margaret, Nave, Font

"C14 octagonal font on octagonal pedestal and broached base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1307152 

DB 3 September 2018

Hemingby, St Margaret, church, font
High Toynton, St&nbspJohn Baptist, Font
High Toynton, St John Baptist, Font
High Toynton, St John Baptist, Font

C20 font.

DB 9 November 2018

High Toynton, Saint John Baptist, church, font
Holbeach St Johns, St John's Church, Nave, Font
Holbeach St Johns, St John's Church, Nave, Font
Holbeach St Johns, St John's Church, Nave, Font

A relatively modern font, probably dating from the construction of the church in 1840.

September 2017

Holbeach St John, church, font
Holton le Moor, St Luke, font
Holton le Moor, St Luke, font
Holton le Moor, St Luke, font

The font dates from the restoration of 1926 and incorporates cable moulding dating from the late Saxon or early Norman period.

May 2016

Holton le Moor, St Luke, font
Horbling, St :Andrew, Font
Horbling, St :Andrew, Font
Horbling, St :Andrew, Font

"C14 octagonal pedestal of font with traceried panels, each with trefoiled head and with angels and foliage in spandrels.

C15 octagonal font with symbols of the instruments of the Passion on each face"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165999 

This font was where Michael Ramsey, subsequently 100th Archbishop of Canterbury, was baptised on 28th December 1904.

DB 5 May 2018

Horbling, Saint Andrew, Font, Michael Ramsey, Archbishop of Canterbury
Horncastle, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font
Horncastle, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font
Horncastle, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font

Holy Trinity Church became redundant in 1972 and has now been converted into the Trinity Centre selling antiques and collectables.

Image shows the font still hiding among the antiques.  

"Font with 8 squat shafts with ornate capitals which support 8 elongated trefoil headed arches with chip star decoratioin, spandrels rise up and merge with round bowl"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1262706 

DB 19 December 2018

Horncastle, Holy Trinity, church, font
Horncastle, St Mary, Nave, Font
Horncastle, St Mary, Nave, Font
Horncastle, St Mary, Nave, Font

C19 octagonal stone font.

DB 19 December 2018

Horncastle, Saint Mary, Church, font
Howell, St Oswald, font
Howell, St Oswald, font
Howell, St Oswald, font

The fifteenth century font is octagonal with shields in pointed quatrefoils on the faces of the bowl.

June 2017

Howell, St Oswald, font
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, Nave, Font
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, Nave, Font
Ingoldsby, St Bartholomew, Nave, Font

"The octagonal font is C15 with shields in cusped panels and stem with traceried designs"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1146549 

DB 18 February 2019

Ingoldsby, Saint Bartholomew, Church, font
Irnham, Saint Andrew, Nave, Font
Irnham, Saint Andrew, Nave, Font
Irnham, Saint Andrew, Nave, Font

"The early C13 tub font has bowl supported on round shaft with 4 attached colonettes.

Finely carved oak openwork font cover with crockets and finials"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1308771 

Font cover not evident when this image was taken.

DB 27 June 2018

Irnham, Saint Andrew, Church, Font
Keelby, St Bartholomew, font
Keelby, St Bartholomew, font
Keelby, St Bartholomew, font

The octagonal font decorated with quatrefoils is 14th century.

July 2014

Keelby, St Bartholomew church, font
Kingerby, St Peter, font
Kingerby, St Peter, font
Kingerby, St Peter, font

The font, an octgonal bowl on an octagonal stem, is plain and undecorated.

May 2016

Kingerby, St Peter church, font
Kirkby on Bain, St Mary, Font
Kirkby on Bain, St Mary, Font
Kirkby on Bain, St Mary, Font

"Font probably 1802, a small bowl on bulbous baluster on square base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1288189 

DB 26 January 2019

Kirkby on Bain, St Mary, Church, Font
Kirkby-cum-Osgodby, St Andrew, font
Kirkby-cum-Osgodby, St Andrew, font
Kirkby-cum-Osgodby, St Andrew, font

The font - a hemispherical bowl on a single baluster shaft - dates from the eighteenth century.

May 2016

Kirkby Cum Osgodby, St Andrew church, font
Kirmond le Mire, St Martin, Font
Kirmond le Mire, St Martin, Font
Kirmond le Mire, St Martin, Font

C19 font decorated for the harvest festival.

DB 10 October 2018

Kirmond Le Mire, Saint Martin, church, font
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font
Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font

"Octagonal font bowl on C20 base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1083025 

Font was moved here here in 1963 from a baptistry in the south porch. 

DB 14 May 2019

Kirton in Lindsey, St Andrew, Church, Font
Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Font
Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Font
Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Font

 

DB 2 May 2018

Langton by Wragby, St Giles, Church, Font
Langworth, St Hugh, font
Langworth, St Hugh, font
Langworth, St Hugh, font

The font, made of marble, has with clean lines and modest decoration. It dates from 1901.

May 2016

Langworth, St Hugh church, font
Leadenham, St Swithin, North Aisle, Font
Leadenham, St Swithin, North Aisle, Font
Leadenham, St Swithin, North Aisle, Font

Presumably part of the C19 refit.

DB 16 September 2018

Leadenham, Saint Swithin, Church, Font
Leasingham, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font
Leasingham, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font
Leasingham, St Andrew, South Aisle, Font

The font dates from the early 1200s but the sides of the octagonal bowl were carved later - possibly in the sixteenth century - with unidentifiable scenes and figures.

June 2017

Leasingham, St Andrew
Legbourne, All Saints, South Aisle, Font
Legbourne, All Saints, South Aisle, Font
Legbourne, All Saints, South Aisle, Font

"C19 octagonal font with tall base with traceried panels and bowl decorated with blind shields"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063692 

In contradiction the Church Guide states "The font has a traceried stem with shields carved on its bowl and is more than 600 years old"

Pevsner states "Octagonal, Perp, with shields in quatrefoils"

DB 29 June 2019

Legbourne, All Saints, Church, Font
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font

The gift of Bishop Alexander some time after 1141.

Made in Tournai, Belgium by Flemish craftsmen using Tournai Marble quarried on the banks of the river Escaut.

Decoration round the sides of the bowl consists of grotesque animals and mythical dragons representing original sin.

Steps are modern placed there in 1890 by Dean Butler.

Seven of these very expensive Tournai fonts still survive in Britain although only three of these are complete including this one.

The most famous other example is at Winchester Cathedral however there is another one in Lincoln Diocese at Thornton Curtis which originally belonged to the Knights Templar.

DB 14 March 2016

Lincoln Cathedral, nave, font, Tournai Marble, Bishop Alexander, Dean Butler
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font
Lincoln Cathedral, Nave, Tournai Marble Font

Detail of font decoration.

A horizontal crack across the bowl can be seen which might be transport damage. The font was brought from Tournai, Belgium shortly after 1141.

Alternatively it might have been damaged during the earthquake of 1185 which caused much of the cathedral to collapse. 

DB 29 August 2018

Lincoln Cathedral, Font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, Font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, Font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, Font

"C12 round font with interlaced arcading and renewed round stem with 4 shafts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388470 

DB 27 July 2019

Lincoln, Bracebridge, All Saints, Church, font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, font
Lincoln, All Saints, Bracebridge, font
The font dates from the twelfth century. Its interlaced arcading and

shafted round stem (restored) are typical of the period.

March 2018

Churches, Bracebridge All Saints, font
Lincoln, All Saints, Monks Road, Nave, Font
Lincoln, All Saints, Monks Road, Nave, Font
Lincoln, All Saints, Monks Road, Nave, Font

"Octagonal sandstone font with clustered stem, C19"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388692 

DB 1 August 2019

Lincoln, All Saints, Church, Monks Road
Lincoln, Holy Cross, Nave, Font
Lincoln, Holy Cross, Nave, Font
Lincoln, Holy Cross, Nave, Font

Presumably contemporary with the church c.1940.

DB 31 July 2019

Lincoln, Holy Cross, Church, Font
Lincoln, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Lincoln, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Lincoln, St Botolph, Nave, Font

"A stone font of simple chaste design was presented by the Rev John Fowler (who was the Headmaster of the local Grammar School)"

https://lincolnwigfordhistory.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/complete-mike-garrett-dissertation-st-botolph-by-bargate-church.pdf 

Probably of a similar date 1903 to the pulpit.

In 2018 Saint Botolph became the Orthodox Church of St Basil the Great & St Paisios. 

DB 8 September 2018

Lincoln, Saint Botolph, Church, Font
Lincoln, St George, Swallowbeck, Font
Lincoln, St George, Swallowbeck, Font
Lincoln, St George, Swallowbeck, Font

Positioned near the southern entrance to the church.

DB 15 January 2018

Lincoln, Saint George, church, Swallowbeck, font
Lincoln, St Mary Le Wigford, Font
Lincoln, St Mary Le Wigford, Font
Lincoln, St Mary Le Wigford, Font

"C15 buttressed octagonal font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388597 

DB 18 October 2018 

Lincoln, Saint Mary le Wigford, Church, Font
Lincoln, St Nicholas, Font
Lincoln, St Nicholas, Font
Lincoln, St Nicholas, Font

Octagonal C19 font.

Moved to second bay of north aisle in 2002. 

DB 8 November 2018

Lincoln, Saint Nicholas, Church, font
Lincoln, St Peter at Gowts, North Aisle, Font
Lincoln, St Peter at Gowts, North Aisle, Font
Lincoln, St Peter at Gowts, North Aisle, Font

"C11 tub font with blind arcading, on a renewed stem"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1388599 

DB 8 September 2018

Lincoln, Church, Saint Peter at Gowts, tub font
Linwood, St Cornelius, Font
Linwood, St Cornelius, Font
Linwood, St Cornelius, Font

"the font is a recut of the original late C13 font and includes the original base.

It comprises an octagonal bowl with traceried panels on a square pedestal with engaged columns at the angles, on a stepped base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1166212

DB 12 May 2018

Linwood, Church, Saint Cornelius, Font
Lissington, Saint John the Baptist, Nave, Font
Lissington, Saint John the Baptist, Nave, Font
Lissington, Saint John the Baptist, Nave, Font

C19 font.

DB 8 April 2019

Lissington St John The Baptist, Church, Font
Little Bytham, St Medard, font
Little Bytham, St Medard, font
Little Bytham, St Medard, font

The simple octagonal font probably dates from the Perpendicular 15th century period. Fitted steps indicate its unusual height.

Faces of the bowl carry faded lettering.

March 2017

Little Bytham, St Medard, font
Long Bennington, St&nbspSwithun, Font
Long Bennington, St Swithun, Font
Long Bennington, St Swithun, Font

"C12 octagonal stone font on short polygonal pillars with polygonal capitals with C12 stiff leaf capitals set above"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062891 

DB 31 October 2018

Long Bennington, Saint Swithun, church, font
Louth, St James, Nave, Font
Louth, St James, Nave, Font
Louth, St James, Nave, Font

Pevsner states

"1867 by G.F.Bodley, alabaster with crocketed ogees around the stem". 

DB 12 September 2018

Louth, St James, Font, G.F.Bodley
Louth, St James, North Aisle, Font
Louth, St James, North Aisle, Font
Louth, St James, North Aisle, Font

St James has two fonts. Pevsner states that this font was

"Found in a garden. Octagonal, Perp, with a panelled stem and a leaf frieze on the bowl"

DB 12 September 2018

Louth, St James, Font
Low Toynton, St Peter, Font (Pictured in Clixby Church)
Low Toynton, St Peter, Font (Pictured in Clixby Church)
Low Toynton, St Peter, Font (Pictured in Clixby Church)

Low Toynton's font can now be found in the Church of All Hallows, Clixby.

"Font is C15 and imported from the church at Low Toynton (Lincs.). Octagonal in shape with in arcades round the stem figures of saints. The bowl also octagonal, and in the square side panels are angels, a Tudor rose, other flowers and pairs of figures"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359798

The entry in White's Directory of Lincolnshire 1856 for Low Toynton states :-

"The Church (St. Peter) was rebuilt in 1811, and has a very curiously sculptured font"

DB 19 May 2019 

Low Toynton, Saint Peter, Church, Font, Clixby
Ludborough, St Mary, Font
Ludborough, St Mary, Font
Ludborough, St Mary, Font

"The C15 font has a plain octagonal bowl on a pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063122 

DB 8 September 2019

Ludborough, Saint Mary, church, font
Maltby le Marsh, All Saints, font
Maltby le Marsh, All Saints, font
Maltby le Marsh, All Saints, font

An interesting font of the fifteenth century, though sadly neglected in this church shortly before it was declared redundant.

Four men are depicted on the stem of the font and four angels on the bowl.

Naomi Field, 1995

Maltby le Marsh, All Saints, font
Manthorpe, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font
Manthorpe, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font
Manthorpe, St John the Evangelist, Nave, Font

Decorated style octagonal ashlar font 1848.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1194836 

DB 4 May 2019

Manthorpe by Grantham, St John the Evangelist, Church, Font
Mareham le Fen, St Helen, font
Mareham le Fen, St Helen, font
Mareham le Fen, St Helen, font

St Helen's octagonal font dates from the Perpendicular period. It has simple panels with low, flat ogee arches and large finials.

April 2016

Mareham le Fen, Srt Helen church, font
Market Stainton, St Michael, Font
Market Stainton, St Michael, Font
Market Stainton, St Michael, Font

"C19 tall octagonal font with hood"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359971 

DB 22 October 2018

Market Stainton, Saint Michael, church, font
Market Deeping, St Guthlac, South Aisle, Font
Market Deeping, St Guthlac, South Aisle, Font
Market Deeping, St Guthlac, South Aisle, Font

"Recut C15 octagonal font with cusped shields and quatrelobes to the sides, and trefoils on the base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165217 

DB 7 September 2019

Market Deeping, Saint Guthlac, Church, font
Market Rasen, St Thomas, South Aisle, Font
Market Rasen, St Thomas, South Aisle, Font
Market Rasen, St Thomas, South Aisle, Font

Modern font 1963 made from polished Ancaster stone.

Designed by L.H. Bond and made by Mr George Brown a local stonemason.

DB 1 June 2019

Market Rasen, Saint Thomas, Church
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font

"C15 plain octagonal font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063124 

DB 8 September 2019


Marshchapel, Saint Mary, church, font
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font & Cover
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font & Cover
Marshchapel, St Mary, Nave, Font & Cover

"C15 plain octagonal font with C19 suspended cover"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063124 

DB 8 September 2019

Marshchapel, St Mary, font
Marston, St Mary, font
Marston, St Mary, font
Marston, St Mary, font

A simple but well-proportioned octagonal font with recessed panels on each face of the stem.

March 2016

Marston, St Mary, font
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font
Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, Nave, Font

"fine stone font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1205493 

Church built 1876.

DB 7 May 2019

Martin by Timberland, Holy Trinity, Church, font
Mavis Enderby, St Michael, South Aisle, Font
Mavis Enderby, St Michael, South Aisle, Font
Mavis Enderby, St Michael, South Aisle, Font

"C14 octagonal font with ogee panels to the bowl"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1166344 

DB 9 November 2018

Mavis Enderby, Saint Michael, church, font
Middle Rasen, St Peter, font
Middle Rasen, St Peter, font
Middle Rasen, St Peter, font

A simple and unremarkable font, probably of the fifteenth century.

December 2017

Middle Rasen, St Peter church, font
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, font
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, font
Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, font

A large octogonal font dating from the 1400s.

October 2017

Morton by Bourne, St John Baptist, font
Morton by Gainsborough, St Paul, font
Morton by Gainsborough, St Paul, font
Morton by Gainsborough, St Paul, font

Marble font and carved wooden font cover, dating from the 1891 rebuilding.

May 2010

Morton by Gainsborough, St Paul, font
Moulton Chapel, St James, Font
Moulton Chapel, St James, Font
Moulton Chapel, St James, Font

The marble font - a square pillar with octagonal bowl and painted wooden ogee-shaped cover - is contemporary with the nave of 1722.

July 2011

Moulton Chapel, St James church, font
Moulton, All Saints, Font
Moulton, All Saints, Font
Moulton, All Saints, Font

The font in All Saints Church, Moulton, has a relief carving depicting the Baptism of Christ.

Flanking the stem of this "bulgy bowl" (Pevsner) are the figures of Adam and Eve.

It was made in 1719 by William Tydd.

Ken Redmore 2010

Moulton, church, font, Tydd,
Navenby, St Peter, font
Navenby, St Peter, font
Navenby, St Peter, font

Smaller font in the foreground is Norman.

Baptistry under the tower contains a font exhibited in The Great Exhibition of 1851. This was subsequently donated to the church in 1876 by Charles Kirk.

DB 19 March 2018 

Navenby, Saint Peter, Font, Baptistry, Charles Kirk, Norman, Great Exhibition
Navenby, St Peter, font
Navenby, St Peter, font
Navenby, St Peter, font

Closer view of the elaborate font by Chatles Kirk Junior, 1862.

November 2017

Navenby, St Peter, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font
Nettleton, St John the Baptist, font

A relatively modern font (contemporary with the 1874 Fowler work?) with painted decoration.

April 2017

Nettleton, St John the Baptist church, font
Normanby by Spital, St Peter, Font
Normanby by Spital, St Peter, Font
Normanby by Spital, St Peter, Font

"The font is late C12 in the shape of a mortar with 4 vertical bands, one of which terminates in a shield; it stands on a C19 base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064189 

Pevsner suggests it is a re-used kitchen mortar. 

DB 20 May 2018

Normanby By Spital, St Peter, Church, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font
Normanton, St Nicholas, Font

Plain font dating from C12. 

DB 26 March 2018

Normanton, Saint Nicholas, Church, Font
North Cockerington, St Mary, South Aisle, Font
North Cockerington, St Mary, South Aisle, Font
North Cockerington, St Mary, South Aisle, Font

"Plain C13 octagonal font on tall octagonal base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1261895 

DB 8 September 2019

North Cockerington, church, Saint Mary
North Hykeham, All Saints, Nave, Font
North Hykeham, All Saints, Nave, Font
North Hykeham, All Saints, Nave, Font

Church fittings including the font presumably date to 1858 when the church was rebuilt.

DB 17 January 2019

North Hykeham, All Saints, church, font
North Hykeham, St Hugh, Font
North Hykeham, St Hugh, Font
North Hykeham, St Hugh, Font

Portable font. 

DB 25 May 2019

North Hykeham, Saint Hugh, Church, Harewood Cresent, Font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font

North Kelsey, St Nicholas, font
Norton Disney, St Peter, font
Norton Disney, St Peter, font
Norton Disney, St Peter, font

The font at St Peter's dates from the Perpendicular period. It has lozenge shaped panels with shields.

October 2016

Norton Disney, St Peter, font
Old Bolingbroke, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font
Old Bolingbroke, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font
Old Bolingbroke, St Peter & St Paul, Nave, Font

"C14 font which is octagonal, with elaborate stem with clustered chamfered shafts with pyramidal stepped bases"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359705 

DB 26 October 2018

Old Bolingbroke, St Peter & St Paul, church, font
Owmby by Spital, St Peter & St Paul, North Aisle, Font
Owmby by Spital, St Peter & St Paul, North Aisle, Font
Owmby by Spital, St Peter & St Paul, North Aisle, Font

Font "is made from reused sections of a massive drum pillar, quite out of scale with anything which survives, and of uncertain date.

The topmost section is probably a reused and inverted capital of which one plain volute survives"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1165122 

DB 20 May 2018

Owmby by Spital, St Peter & St Paul, Church, Font
Owston Ferry, St Martin, font
Owston Ferry, St Martin, font
Owston Ferry, St Martin, font

The font at St Martin's with finely carved cover.

August 2015

Owston Ferry, St Martin church, font
Partney, St Nicholas, font
Partney, St Nicholas, font
Partney, St Nicholas, font

The octagonal font carries patterns mainly of the Decorated period.

September 2015

Partney, St Nicholas church, font
Pilham, All Saints, Font
Pilham, All Saints, Font
Pilham, All Saints, Font
Pilham, All Saints, church, font
Potterhanworth, St Andrew, Nave, Font
Potterhanworth, St Andrew, Nave, Font
Potterhanworth, St Andrew, Nave, Font

C19 font.

DB 14 February 2019

Potterhanworth, Saint Andrew, Church, Font
Raithby cum Maltby, St Peter, Font
Raithby cum Maltby, St Peter, Font
Raithby cum Maltby, St Peter, Font

The octagonal font at St Peter's is from the Decorated period.

It is supported by a cluster of filleted shafts and has panels with quatrefoils around the bowl.

March 2013

Raithby cum Maltby, St Peter, font
Revesby, St Lawrence, Tower, Font
Revesby, St Lawrence, Tower, Font
Revesby, St Lawrence, Tower, Font

"The disappointing font comprises a section of reused medieval moulded shaft with a cushion capital top"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1215306 

On the other hand an explanatory text in the church states :-

"The Norman font was probably a pillar piscina from the monastery"

Located at the west end beneath the tower. 

DB 19 April 2019

Revesby, Saint Lawrence, Church, font
Riby, St Edmund, Font
Riby, St Edmund, Font
Riby, St Edmund, Font

Presumably dating from the 1868 restoration.

DB 19 May 2019

Riby, Saint Edmund, church, font
Rigsby, St James, font
Rigsby, St James, font
Rigsby, St James, font

This octagonal font came from the medieval church in the parish and dates from the Perpendicular period.

Each side of the octagon has three cusped arches with panel tracery above.

September 2015

Rigsby, St James church, font
Ropsley, St Peter, Font
Ropsley, St Peter, Font
Ropsley, St Peter, Font

"The octagonal font is C15 with shields in quatre-foils"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1261821 

DB 6 August 2018

Ropsley, St Peter, church, font
Ruskington, All Saints, North Aisle, Font
Ruskington, All Saints, North Aisle, Font
Ruskington, All Saints, North Aisle, Font

"C15 octagonal ashlar bowl and stem font, with quatrefoil panels containing alternate shields and roses"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1261375 

DB 21 August 2019

Ruskington, All Saints, Church, Font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font

"C15 octagonal bowl and stem with cusped shields to the sides of the bowl"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359490 

DB 10 December 2018

Saxilby, Saint Botolph, church, font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font
Saxilby, St Botolph, Nave, Font

"C15 octagonal bowl and stem with cusped shields to the sides of the bowl"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359490 

DB 10 December 2018

Saxilby, Saint Botolph, church, font
Scamblesby, St Martin, Font
Scamblesby, St Martin, Font
Scamblesby, St Martin, Font

"Large C13 drum font with octagonal pedestal with 4 attached shafts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1205227 

DB 9 September 2018

Scamblesby, Saint Martin, Church, font
Scawby, St Hybald, South Aisle, Font
Scawby, St Hybald, South Aisle, Font
Scawby, St Hybald, South Aisle, Font

Positioned near the door from the south porch. 

"Plain C19 octagonal font on shafted column base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1083718 

DB 14 June 2019

Scawby, Saint Hybald, Church, Font
Scothern, St Germain, font
Scothern, St Germain, font
Scothern, St Germain, font

The font at St Germain's probably dates from the 1876 restoration of the church by Charles Kirk

May 2016

Scothern, St Germain church, font
Scredington, St Andrew, font
Scredington, St Andrew, font
Scredington, St Andrew, font

St Andrew's font has an octagonal base - possibly fifteenth century - but the circular bowl is more recent and decidedly plain.

June 2017

Scredington, St Andrew, font
Searby, St Nicholas, Nave, Font
Searby, St Nicholas, Nave, Font
Searby, St Nicholas, Nave, Font

"The font is late C18, an octagonal bowl on an octagonal pedestal with a square base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063371 

DB 19 May 2019

Searby cum Owmby, Saint Nicholas, Church, Font
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Sedgebrook, St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font

"octagonal C11 scalloped font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1236949 

DB 6 February 2019 

Sedgebrook, St Lawrence, church, font
Sibsey, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Sibsey, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Sibsey, St Margaret, Nave, Font

"Probably C16 octagonal ashlar font.

The base, decorated with stylised fleuron, is surmounted by 8 small piers which support the bowl decorated with intersecting tracery and stylised fleuron"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063533 

New font cover dedicated in 2008. 

DB 3 August 2019

Sibsey, Saint Margaret, Church, font
Silk Willoughby, St Denis, font
Silk Willoughby, St Denis, font
Silk Willoughby, St Denis, font

The Norman font is drum-shaped with coupled shafts. The cover, in Jacobean style, dates from the nineteenth century.

April 2016

Silk Willoughby, St Denis church, font
Skendleby, St Peter & St Paul, font
Skendleby, St Peter & St Paul, font
Skendleby, St Peter & St Paul, font

The octagonal font has a panelled stem and moulded bowl on large heads. There is a top band of fleurons with small heads.

September 2015

Skendleby, St Peter & St Paul church, font
Skillington, St James, font
Skillington, St James, font
Skillington, St James, font

The fone is octagonal in section and dates from the Perpendicular period.

The decoration is attractive and cleanly cut. In squares on the stem are leaves, flowers and faces. The bowl is decorated with quatrefoils and surmounted by crenallation.

March 2017

Skillington, St James, font
Sleaford, St Denys, Font
Sleaford, St Denys, Font
Sleaford, St Denys, Font

"Decorated font, much repaired"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1062157 

DB 20 June 2018

Sleaford, Saint Denys, Church, Font
South Carlton, St John Baptist, font
South Carlton, St John Baptist, font
South Carlton, St John Baptist, font

The font dates from the Victorian restoration of the church. Surely it is 'one off the peg' and not designed by Teulon.

October 2016

South Carlton, St John Baptist church, font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font
South Ormsby, St Leonard, Font

"Fine font with panelled octagonal traceried stem, the bowl has angel supporters and on the sides are shields with Symbols of the Passion, and the Virgin Mary set in cusped roundels"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1168707 

DB 14 August 2018

South Ormsby, St Leonard, church, font
South Willingham, St Martin
South Willingham, St Martin
South Willingham, St Martin

The font is square, with chamfered angles, on nine shafts with fillets. On the bowl are two quatrefoils on each side.

July 2011

South Willingham, St Martin, font
Southrey, St John the Divine, Nave, Font
Southrey, St John the Divine, Nave, Font
Southrey, St John the Divine, Nave, Font

Stated in an appeal dated 1897 that :-

"The old Church Font found in the Vicarage Garden is being reworked up and will be placed in the proposed building"

Presumably this is the font from Bardney Vicarage Garden.

DB 20 March 2019

Southrey, St John the Divine, Church, font
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, font
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, font
Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, font

The ornate octagonal font was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott.

August 2016

Spalding, St Mary & St Nicholas, font
Spridlington, St Hilary, Font
Spridlington, St Hilary, Font
Spridlington, St Hilary, Font

Octagonal font contemporary with the church 1875. 

DB 20 May 2018

Spridlington, St Hilary, church, Font
Stickney, St Luke, Nave, Font
Stickney, St Luke, Nave, Font
Stickney, St Luke, Nave, Font

"C19 octagonal font with blind cusped tracery"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063538 

DB 1 September 2019

Stickney, Saint Luke, Church, font
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font
Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font

The font cover has three tiers of painted panels depicting the birth and childhood of Christ.

It was painted by Jesse Bayes.

Stoke Rochford, St Mary & St Andrew, font, Jesse Bayes
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, Font
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, Font
Stragglethorpe, St Michael, Font

Drum-shaped Norman font.

The Corpus of Romanesque Sculpture gives a full description :-

http://www.crsbi.ac.uk/site/1229/ 

DB 14 April 2018

Stragglethorpe, Church, Saint Michael, Font, Norman
Stroxton, All Saints, Tower, Font
Stroxton, All Saints, Tower, Font
Stroxton, All Saints, Tower, Font

C19 tub font.

DB 24 April 2019

Stroxton, All Saints, Church, font
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Font
Stubton, St Martin, Church, Font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font
Sudbrooke, St Edward, font

The font dates from 1860; like the rest of the church and its fittings it was designed by John Dobson.

May 2016

Sudbrooke, St Edward church, font
Swinstead, St Mary, font
Swinstead, St Mary, font
Swinstead, St Mary, font

A simple but stylish octagonal bowl rest on four shorts shafts and an octagonal base.

March 2017

Swinstead, St Mary, church, font
Tallington, St Lawrence, Font
Tallington, St Lawrence, Font
Tallington, St Lawrence, Font

"Plain octagonal C13 font on 4 short octagonal legs with narrow chamfered stem having fine conical cover with C14 crockets, pinnacles and central knop"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1360195 

DB 17 November 2018

Tallington, Saint Lawrence, church, font
Tathwell, St Vedast, Font
Tathwell, St Vedast, Font
Tathwell, St Vedast, Font

Located beneath the tower.

DB 26 May 2019

Tathwell, Saint Vedast, Church, Font
Thimbleby, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Thimbleby, St Margaret, Nave, Font
Thimbleby, St Margaret, Nave, Font

Presumably dating from Fowler's 1879 rebuild.

DB 31 August 2019

Thimbleby, Saint Margaret, church, font
Thorpe on the Hill, St Michael & All Angels, North Aisle, Font
Thorpe on the Hill, St Michael & All Angels, North Aisle, Font
Thorpe on the Hill, St Michael & All Angels, North Aisle, Font

Presumably dating from the 1912 rebuild.

DB 2 April 2019

Thorpe on the Hill, Saint Michael church, Font
Thorpe St Peter, church font
Thorpe St Peter, church font
Thorpe St Peter, church font

The font is of the Early English period, with trefoiled arches on colonnettes.

There four heads against the underside of the font.

July 2016

Thorpe St Peter, font
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, Font
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, Font
Thurlby by Lincoln, St Germain, Font

"Fine 15C octagonal font"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1061972 

Perpendicular style font with decoration around the bowl including bold diagonal leaves and flowers also a small figure with outstretched arms.

DB 16 June 2018

Thurlby, Saint Germain, Church, Font
Torksey, St Peter, font
Torksey, St Peter, font
Torksey, St Peter, font

St Peter's font, thirteenth century in date, is a simple tub shape with decorated frieze along the rim.

August 2017

Torksey, St Peter, font
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, font
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, font
Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, font

Octagonal Perpendicular period (fifteenth century) font.

Mark Acton, 2016

Ulceby with Fordington, All Saints, font
Utterby, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font
Utterby, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font
Utterby, St Andrew, North Aisle, Font

"recut C14 font, with drain"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1063086 

DB 8 September 2019

Utterby, Saint Andrew, church, font
Waddington, St Michael, Font
Waddington, St Michael, Font
Waddington, St Michael, Font

Was this font salvaged from the 12th-century church destroyed in a Second World War air raid on the night of 8 May 1941?

DB 30 April 2018

Waddington, St Michael church,
Wainfleet All Saints, church font
Wainfleet All Saints, church font
Wainfleet All Saints, church font

The 15th century font in All Saints' church is decorated with traceried panels and emblems of the Passion. Presumably it came from the town's earlier medieval church.

July 2014

Wainfleet All Saints, church font
Walcott, St Oswald, Nave, Font
Walcott, St Oswald, Nave, Font
Walcott, St Oswald, Nave, Font

C19 ashlar octagonal bowl and stem font.

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1061750 

DB 10 July 2019

Walcott, Saint Oswald, Church, font
Welbourn, Saint Chad, Interior, Font
Welbourn, Saint Chad, Interior, Font
Welbourn, Saint Chad, Interior, Font

Late C19 font installed on an earlier C18 stone base.

Part of a major Victorian Restoration undertaken by the then Rector Canon Leslie-Melville.

DB 26 March 2018

Welbourn, Saint Chad, Font, Canon Leslie-Melville
Welby, St Bartholomew, Font
Welby, St Bartholomew, Font
Welby, St Bartholomew, Font

"The C17 font is octagonal and decorated with shields and oak leaves"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1253411 

DB 18 June 2018

Welby, St Bartholomew, church, font
Wellingore, All Saints, Font
Wellingore, All Saints, Font
Wellingore, All Saints, Font

Font dates from 1881.

DB 29 May 2018

Wellingore, All Saints, church, font
West Ashby, All Saints, Nave, Font
West Ashby, All Saints, Nave, Font
West Ashby, All Saints, Nave, Font

"C15 octagonal font with cusped traceried panels on bowl and pedestal"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1252247 

DB 31 August 2019

West Ashby, All Saints, church, font
West Torrington, St Mary, Font
West Torrington, St Mary, Font
West Torrington, St Mary, Font

"Early C12 font with beaded interesecting arcade and scalloped capitals"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147481 

Viewed through a partly broken window. 

DB 18 April 2019

West Torrington, Saint Mary, Church, Font
Weston, St Mary, interior view
Weston, St Mary, interior view
Weston, St Mary, interior view

"Drum font of c.1200 with semi-circular shafts with moulded capitals supporting it, and 8 sides of drum articulated by 8 attached shafts"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1064475

Pictured during the annual South Holland Church Flower Festivals. 

DB 30 April 2010

Weston, Church, Saint Mary, Font, South Holland Church Flower Festivals
Whaplode Drove, St John, font
Whaplode Drove, St John, font
Whaplode Drove, St John, font

Font with quatrefoils in the faces of the octagonal bowl and panels in Perpendicular style in the stem.

September 2017

Whaplode Drove, St John church, font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font
Wickenby, St Peter  & St Lawrence, South Aisle, Font

"C14 octagonal font bowl set on a later base"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1359477 

DB 19 May 2019

Wickenby, St Peter & St Lawrence, Church, font
Worlaby, St Clement, font
Worlaby, St Clement, font
Worlaby, St Clement, font

This Saxon font in St Clement’s, Worlaby, was discarded in the early twentieth century and used as a garden tub for sixty years.

Mark Acton, 2015

Worlaby, St Clement font
Wragby, All Saints, Font
Wragby, All Saints, Font
Wragby, All Saints, Font

"C19 octagonal stone font on tall pedestal, with ogee hood"

https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1147509 

DB 12 May 2018

Wragby, Church, All Saints, Font