The stone base of the shrine of St Edburg, on which are carved shields, the torsos of human figures, and the symbols of the Five Holy Wounds, in St Michael's Church

Date:
1930-1953
Location:
St Michael's Church, Shrine of St Edburgh, Stanton Harcourt, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
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St Michaels Church, Stanton Harcourt, West Oxfordshire, Oxfordshire
Reference:
AA53/10908
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The shrine in St Michael's Church is part of the shrine of St Edburgh, and was removed from Bicester Priory during the Dissolution by Sir James Harcourt. The base is thought to be formed from the side of a 15th century chest tomb.

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

Medieval Shrine, Medieval Chest Tomb, Religion