A carved alabaster tablet in the south chapel of St Mary's Church, depicting St Thomas kneeling before a pope seated on an elevated throne

Date:
1930-1953
Location:
St Mary's Church, High Pavement, City Of Nottingham
Reference:
AA53/08849
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The carved tablet on the south wall of the south chapel, or Lady Chapel, was found beneath the church floor in 1846 during renovations, and was possibly originally part of a reredos. Suggestions for the scene it depicts include St Thomas resigning his see, St Thomas meeting Pope Alexander III, and of a Pope inauguratiung a bishop.

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