A misericord in Exeter Cathedral depicting a baselisk and an asp facing each other

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
Exeter Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon
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St Peter's Cathedral, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon
Cathedral Church of St Peter, Cathedral Close, Exeter, Devon
Reference:
AA54/04479
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The misericords in Exeter Cathedral are thought to be the oldest complete set in Britain, dating from the mid-13th century. This misericord, on the north side, is thought to date from 1260-1270.

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