ME02148 - DUNSHAUGHLIN - Font

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Within the present Church of Ireland church of St Seachnall or Secundus. An octagonal limestone font (ext. dim. 0.64m; H 0.42m), still functioning in the present church, has a circular basin (diam. 0.49m; D 0.24m) and chamfered under-panels. The basin rests on an octagonal shaft (H 0.24m) which rests on a rectangular base with chamfered upper edges (total H 0.77m). Five of the upper panels on the basin are decorated, one with a man’s head in relief, the others, consisting of a plain shield and animals, are in false relief (Roe 1968, 57-9). Compiled by: Michael Moore Date of upload: 7 April, 2015

Description Source: National Monuments Service, Department of Arts, Heritage Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs.

Monument Details

Address:
DUNSHAUGHLIN, Meath
GPS:
53.5142, -6.5393
SMRS:
ME044-033004-
what3words:
fatherland.grooves.contact

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