Arch fragment with two human heads

Description
This is part of a Norman arch from Hatherleigh church in Devon. It shows two human heads with leaves sprouting from their mouths. Figures like this are often called ‘green men’.
Accession Loan No.
20/1993
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Common Name
arch fragment with two human heads
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Full Name
arch fragment with two human heads [green men]
Dimensions
whole W 380 mm; whole height 260 mm; whole depth 80 mm
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1100
Production Year High
1199
Family Group

Material
stone; aplite?
Collection Site Name
Parish Church, Hatherleigh
Collection Town
Hatherleigh
Collection County
Devon
Collection Country
United Kingdom: England
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Collection Continent
Europe

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