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Banwell Bear

This is the skull of the •Banwell Bearê. In life the animal stood about 2.5 metres tall and was a hunter-killer. Bison and reindeer provided the perfect diet to satisfy...

Carved panel

This panel was probably made for Taunton Priory. It includes the arms of Richard Fox, Bishop of Winchester, and the initials of William Yorke, Prior of Taunton. Yorke was nominated...

Plate

This Dutch tinglazed plate has a central 'mimosa' spray with radial pattern of overlapping circles overlying a diaper pattern. The border is divided into panels which may show a representation...

Carved church screen

This sculptured limestone panel is part of a reredos or screen carved in about 1500. The reredos probably stood behind the high altar of St Johnês Church in Wellington and...

Painting of the Bean/Lucas family

Reginald Henry Bean is shown with his wife Emma Lucas and three children Anna Louisa, John Rodbard and Henry Lucas. Emma was the daughter of John Robert Lucas who founded...

Stained glass window panel

Stained glass windows lit the churches and monasteries of medieval Somerset. The fragments of glass shown here come from Glastonbury Abbey and date from about 1450 to 1500....

East Coker mosaic

This mosaic panel shows two hunters returning home after a successful day with a deer slung on a pole. Below them is their hunting dog. The mosaic comes from a...

Low Ham mosaic

This Roman mosaic is the oldest object in Britain to tell a complete story. It was made for the bath complex at Low Ham Roman villa in about AD 350....

Allerton Cope

A cope is a long cloak worn by a priest or bishop. The Allerton cope is made of silk and decorated with English embroidery in silver gilt and silk thread....

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