A misericord in Worcester Cathedral depicting three men using sickles to reap corn, representing the month of August, supported by three sheaves of corn on either side

Date:
1930-1949
Location:
Worcester Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester, Worcestershire
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Christ and St Mary's Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester, Worcestershire
Reference:
AA49/09870
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The misericords in Worcester Cathedral date from 1379, with several modern additions. The misericords represent biblical scenes, nine Labours of the Months, and scenes of everyday life. This misericord represents the month of August: three men use sickles to reap corn, supported on by three sheaves of corn on either side.

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, Early Medieval Cathedral, Medieval Cathedral, Post Medieval Cathedral, Religion