Roof boss

Description
This roof boss comes from the ceiling of a room in the Bishop’s Palace which was demolished in the 19th century. It is similar to the roof bosses in Exeter Cathedral.
Accession Loan No.
14/1939/1
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
roof boss
Simple Name
boss
Dimensions
whole width 500 mm; whole height 500 mm; whole depth 220 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Production Year Low
1300
Production Year High
1360
Family Group

Material
wood; oak
Collection Site Name
Bishop’s Palace, Bishop Grandisson’s parlour
Collection Town
Exeter
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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