Vetusta Monumenta: Ancient Monuments, a Digital Edition

Plate 3.25: Fonts at Ufford and Sudbury (Original Explanatory Account)


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Plate XXV.

THE two fonts represented in this plate are remarkable for their beautiful covers made of oak, and embellished in the richest style of Gothic ornament.

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Mr. Vertue had seen several, richly adorned and carved. He engraved, 1753, at the expence of Henry Baker, patron of the church, a font with familiar cover in the church of Worlingworth, Suffolk, from a drawing made in 1739 by Nicholas Revett, esq. But either the work itself, or the drawing, are much inferior to those here exhibited.

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