A misericord in St Mary the Virgin's Church depicting a wyvern, supported on the left by the head of a man wearing a cap and on the right by the head of a man with curly hair

Date:
1930-1951
Location:
St Mary The Virgin's Church, Astley, North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Reference:
AA51/04530
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The stalls and misericords in the nave of St Mary the Virgin's Church date from around 1400. This misericord depicts a wyvern, facing left, with its wings raised, This is supported on the left by the head of a man wearing a cap, and on the right by the head of a man with curly hair.

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 Chantry Chapel, Medieval Church, Medieval Collegiate Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Religion