The 15th century right spandrel above the door of the west tower of St Mary Magdalene's Church, beneath a square frame with sculptures of angels in the centre and corner

Date:
1930-1950
Location:
St Mary Magdalene's Church, Church Square, Taunton, Taunton Deane, Somerset
Reference:
AA50/08263
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The original west tower has been dated to between 1488 and 1514; it was rebuilt in replica between 1858-62 by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott and B. Ferrey. The spandrels are filled with now defaced carvings of scenes of the legend of Magdalen.

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

Spandrel, Post Medieval Church, Post Medieval Tower, Religion