Abbey Church, Malmesbury, Wiltshire: study of carvings in the south porch (right-hand side) depicting an angel and apostles

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RIBApix ref no RIBA32139
Artist/PhotographerLethaby, William Richard (1857-1931)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1180
Image Date1800
Library ReferenceSD77/17
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Benedictine abbey was consecrated in 1180. The walls and windows of the upper storey of the abbey were remodelled at the beginning of the 14th century. It was dissolved in 1539 and served as the parish church thereafter.

Subject tags

churches, sculpture, decorative stonework, abbeys, human figure