Corbel in the shape of a horse’s head

Description
This finely carved fragment is probably from the Norman church at Yarcombe. It shows a horse’s head wearing a halter made from twisted rope. This is very rare evidence for the style of horse equipment used in Devon in the Norman period.
Accession Loan No.
98/1994
Simple Name
corbel
Full Name
corbel in shape of horse’s head
Collector / Excavator
Walker, R
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Common Name
corbel in the shape of a horse’s head
Material
stone; Ham Hill stone
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Contintent
Europe
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Year Low
1100
Production Year High
1200
Collection Parish
Yarcombe
Collection County
Devon
Collection Site Name
Yarcombe Inn
Created At
2016-10-13 15:45:28
Updated At
2016-10-13 15:45:28

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