A medieval carving depicting a blacksmith and a bishop, perhaps St Eligius, with a horse, in the north porch of St Peter and St Paul's Church

Date:
1930-1953
Location:
St Peter and St Paul's Church, Wincanton, South Somerset, Somerset
Reference:
AA53/08516
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The carved stone was found in 1735 during the rebuilding of the church. It depicts a blacksmith and forge, and a bishop with a horse, said to be St Eligius (also known as St Eloy or St Loye).

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

Stone Carving, Medieval Parish Church, Religion