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Description
This architectural fragment is shaped as a queen’s head with curly hair. It was salvaged from a demolished house in Membury, Devon, where it had been used in a 20th century fireplace. It was probably once part of the local church.
Accession Loan No.
160/1999
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
label stop
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
label stop queen’s head
Dimensions
whole width 180 mm; whole height 210 mm; whole depth 140 mm
Period Classification
Medieval (1200-1500)
Family Group

Material
stone; Beer stone
Collector / Excavator
Pearce, Nan, Mrs
Collection Site Name
Beckford Cottage, Membury
Collection Town
Membury
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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