Panels painted with verse, with carved rope and foliage between them, on the cornice above a frieze of niches with canopies in the Clopton Chantry in Holy Trinity Church

Date:
1930-1956
Location:
Holy Trinity Church, Clopton Chantry, Church Walk, Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk
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Holy Trinity Church, Church Walk, Long Melford, Babergh, Suffolk
Reference:
AA56/05660
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The Clopton Chantry, adjoining the Clopton Chapel, contains the tomb of John Clopton. The inscription painted on the cornice running around the chamber is verses of a poem by John Lydgate, a monk at Bury St Edmunds. The ceiling itself is also decoratively painted.

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

Cornice, Medieval Church, Medieval Chantry Chapel, Religion