The 12th century arch and tympanum above the north doorway of St Swithin's Church
- ST SWITHINS CHURCH, Church Road, Quenington, Cotswold, Gloucestershire
- Photograph (Negative)
The carved tympanum depicts the Harrowing of Hell: Christ piercing a figure of Satan with the cross, while three souls representing the jaws of Hell rise from the head of a serpent. The tympanum sits within a smaller inner arch above the doorway, the arch of which has an inner order of chevrons, and an outer order of chevrons, 'limpet shells', and lozenges.
© Historic England Archive
Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree
Norman, Arch, Tympanum, Medieval Parish Church, Post Medieval Parish Church, Religion
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