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Altarnun font carving

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Altarnun font carving
Altarnun, Cornwall, England
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The church at Altarnun is located in a beautiful position, on the bank of Penpont Water, on the northern edge of Bodmin Moor. The church is subdued on the outside, but the interior is an absolute treat. The most obvious focal point is the amazing font, with wonderfully carved faces on each of the four corners. Traces of colour still cling to the carvings, but it is the expressive faces that grab your attention. I loved them.

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