A column with a carved capital depicting the Nativity, in the chancel of St Swithin's Church
- ST SWITHINS CHURCH, Leonard Stanley, Stroud, Gloucestershire
- Photograph (Negative)
The column shafts in the chancel of St Swithin's Church feature carved capitals, the subjects of which are rare within the surviving examples of Romanesque sculpture in England. The capital on the south wall depicts the Nativity, with Mary reclining on a bed and an angel drawing back a curtain.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree
Capital, Medieval Church, Medieval Parish Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Religion
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