A misericord in St Laurence's Church depicting a devil playing bagpipes and another devil holding a female figure, supported on the left by a demon carrying a scroll and on the right by two figures emerging from and entering a hellmouth

Date:
1930-1956
Location:
ST LAURENCE'S CHURCH, Ludlow, LUDLOW, Shropshire
Reference:
AA56/05666
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

St Laurence's Church has 28 misericords, dating from the late 14th and mid-15th centuries. This misericord is in the third stall from the east on the north side, and dates from 1389. It depicts an ale-wife being punished and sent to hell.

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 Parish Church, Religion