The arched doorway and inner two orders of the 12th century south porch of St Margaret's Church

Date:
1930-1951
Location:
St Margaret's Church, Walmgate, York
Reference:
AA51/08569
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The porch was removed from the chapel of the hospital of St Nicholas when it was demolished, and was reset at St Margaret's Church probably between 1684 and 1685. The carvings include signs of the Zodiac and characters from Aesop's fables, and motifs such as flowers and stars.

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

Porch, Medieval Church, Post Medieval Church, Religion