A misericord in St Mary's Church depicting a dragon attacking a winged figure emerging from a shell, supported on either side by leaves

Date:
1950
Location:
St Marys Church, Nantwich, Cheshire East
Reference:
AA50/08651
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The choir stalls of St Mary's Church feature 20 medieval misericords dating from the late 14th century. It is suggested that this misericord, in the ninth stall from the east on the north side of the choir, depicts Aphrodite and a dragon.

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 Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Religion