Roof boss

Description
This is part of the collection of Harry Hems, an Exeter-based Victorian master woodworker and stone sculptor. He collected many pieces of medieval woodwork during his renovations of churches, but unfortunately did not record where he obtained them from.
Accession Loan No.
128/1937/J5
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
roof boss
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
roof boss, foliate
Dimensions
whole length 200 mm; whole W 200 mm; whole depth 150 mm
Period Classification
Late Medieval (1400-1500)
Family Group

Material
wood
Collector / Excavator
Hems, Harry, Mr
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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