A misericord in Norwich Cathedral depicting a hopping ape in a wheelbarrow, birching two apes pushing the barrow, supported by a human-headed wyvern on either side

Date:
1949
Location:
Norwich Cathedral, Norwich, Norfolk
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The Holy and Undivided Trinity Cathedral Church, Norwich, Norfolk
Reference:
AA49/08658
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The cathedral in Norwich has 61 misericords dating from 1420, 1480, and the early 16th century, and some modern. This misericord is located in the twenty-seventh stall from the west, on the north side of the sanctuary. The hopping ape, with one foot in and one foot out of the wheelbarrow, may represent lust.

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

Misericord, Medieval Cathedral, Post Medieval Cathedral, Religion