|Type of record:||Find Spot|
|Name:||Medieval figurine of St Paul|
A figurine of St Paul, made of alabaster, and probably dating to the 15th century. The figurine was discovered hidden within the chimney of a cottage, and was probably once part of a plaque depicting St Peter and St Paul, to whom the parish church of Bergh Apton is dedicated.
|Grid Reference:||TM 312 996|
|Parish:||BERGH APTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Alabaster figure of St Paul, 15th century, found in a cottage in Gravel Pit Lane. Probably once a pair of St Peter and St Paul from a plaque, nearby church dedicated to St Peter and St Paul.
The figure may have been hidden in the cottage during the Reformation.
See file for draft version of report (S1) subsequently published in Norfolk Archaeology (S2).
- FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- FIGURINE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Protected Status - none
Sources and further reading
|---||Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Bergh Apton. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary file. |
|<S1>||Unpublished document: Cheetham, F.W.. 1969. A Medieval English Alabaster Figure of St Paul. |
|<S2>||Article in serial: Cheetham, F.W. 1970. A Medieval English Alabaster Figure of St. Paul. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXV Pt I pp 143-144. |
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