A detail of a carving depicting two monks holding books and rosaries, on the base of the tomb of Sir William Smythe and his first two wives, in St Peter's Church

Date:
1948
Location:
St Peter's Church, Church Road, Elford, Lichfield, Staffordshire
Reference:
AA48/10568
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

St Peter's Church contains four tombs, including that of Sir William Smythe and his first two wives, Anne Staunton and Lady Isabella Neville. The base of the tomb is decorated with two carved and painted shields set in niches, between which are carved two monks, holding books and rosaries.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Tomb, Medieval Church, Religion