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ANGLO-SAXON SCULPTURAL GRAVE-SLAB FRAGMENT, ST.ANDREW'S CHURCH



Reference Name MLI42968

Name:
ANGLO-SAXON SCULPTURAL GRAVE-SLAB FRAGMENT, ST.ANDREW'S CHURCH

Summary:
ANGLO-SAXON SCULPTURAL GRAVE-SLAB FRAGMENT, ST.ANDREW'S CHURCH

Location:
MININGSBY, EAST LINDSEY, LINCOLNSHIRE

Description:
THERE IS A SAXON KNOTWORK STONE, FORMERLY USED AS A THRESHOLD, IN THE CHANCEL BEHIND THE NORTH CHOIR STALL. {1}{2}~ A SLAB, 44' LONG BY 19.5' WIDE AND 6' THICK, FORMERLY USED AS A THRESHOLD BUT NOW IN THE CHANCEL OF THE CHURCH. THE BEADING AT ONE END IS WORN OR BROKEN OFF. THE FACE IS CARVED WITH FIGURE-OF-EIGHT KNOTS IN PANELS. {3}~ THE CHURCH WAS DEMOLISHED IN 1980-1. THE GRAVE SLAB IS NOW IN CITY AND COUNTY MUSEUM, LINCOLN. {4}{5}~

Sources:
1 Index: OS CARD INDEX. MININGSBY. TF 36 SW:4,1964, SEAMAN B H
2 Index: SMR FILE. MININGSBY. TF 36 SW:S -
3 Article in serial: DAVIES, D.S.. 1926. ARCHAEOLOGICAL JOURNAL. VOL33 (2nd Series) P17
4 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner, N., and Harris, J., with Antram, N.. 1989. Buildings of England (second edition). Lincolnshire. 2nd Rev Edn p564
5 Unpublished document: WHITE, A.J.. 1981. PARISH FILE. MININGSBY. NOTE IN PARISH FILE

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