A memorial of a heart burial in St Mary and St Bartholomew's Church, featuring a figure with a shield under a pointed-trefoiled arch

Date:
1930-1949
Location:
St Mary And St Bartholomews Church, Hampton In Arden, Solihull
Reference:
AA49/05493
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The tomb is described as a 'heart tomb', where the heart of a medieval knight, possibly a crusader, is buried. It dates from the late 13th century. This photograph has been double-exposed.

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 Parish Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Religion