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Some unpublished suffolk mediaeval carvings - 6 years ago

Heads are generally missing from mediaeval churchyard crosses, as they were all smashed during the Reformation. Occasionally they have been found later, used as rubble or hidden under floors, but they remain rare indeed. Hence I was fairly gobsmacked to literally trip over this in the dark the other night. Probably C15th, made of a grey shelly stone; I'd thought it a coralline crag, a local stone here in Suffolk, but that's probably too hard to carve like this.…

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