A wooden panel in St Sampson's Church featuring carvings of the head of Christ wearing a crown and the Five Holy Wounds

Date:
1958
Location:
St Sampson's Church, Church Hill, St. Sampson, Golant, Cornwall
Reference:
AA59/01953
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The carvings show, on the left, the head of Christ wearing a crown and surrounded by the handkerchief which was supposedly used by St Veronica to wipe Christ's brow, and on the right the Five Holy or Sacred Wounds which Christ suffered during the Crucifixion. The carving is now positioned above the vestry door.

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

Decorated Panel, Medieval Parish Church, Religion