Carving of figure from Meare Church

Description
This male figure comes from the church at Meare, which was built by the abbots of Glastonbury. The figure dates from about 1500 and evidently depicts a priest or saint. The coating of whitewash was probably applied in the 1800s.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : GM.159
Collection Class
Middle Ages
Common Name
carving of figure from Meare Church
Simple Name
carving
Period Classification
Medieval (AD 1066-1500)
Production Date
1500
Production Country
England
Production Continent
Europe
Material
wood
Collection Site Name
Meare Church
Collection Parish
Meare
Collection Town
Meare
Collection County
Somerset
Collection Country
England
Collection Continent
Europe

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