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  • The church of Preshute, largely rebuilt, but preserving its Norman pillars, has a curious piscina, and a black basalt font of great size dating from 1100-1150, in which according to a very old tradition King John was baptized.
  • A curious two-storeyed building which adjoins the north transept consists of a chapel with a piscina below and a priest's chamber above.
  • Several remains of reservoirs exist; one very large one is now called Piscina di Cardito.
  • Another with a vaulted ceiling, known as the piscina mirabilis, measuring 230 by 85 ft.
  • In the inner apartment the principal object was the baptismal font (KoXv Ai * pa, or piscina), in which those to be baptized were immersed thrice.
 

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