A misericord in Worcester Cathedral depicting Samson riding a lion, and holding its jaws open, supported on either side by a circular leaf design

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
Worcester Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester, Worcestershire
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Christ and St Mary's Cathedral, College Yard, Worcester, Worcestershire
Reference:
AA54/03176
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The misericords in Worcester Cathedral date from 1379, with several modern additions. The misericords represent biblical scenes, nine Labours of the Months, and scenes of everyday life. This misericord, the sixth from the east on the north side, depicts Samson riding a lion and holding its jaws with his hands. On either side, the supporters are intricately carved circular designs of leaves.

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

Misericord, Medieval Cathedral, Religion