Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Holy Water Stoup

A vessel made to hold holy water, usually placed near the main door to the church. Most stoups were set into a small recesss, but they could also be free-standing, set upon a pillar.

Also known as: stoup

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