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Sherborne Abbey

 

 

 

 

 

Chancel vaulting

 

 

 

Looking east down the nave.  The mermaid roof boss (below) is in the group fanning out from the far right window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking west from the choir

 

 

 

The abbey's misericords are in the back rows of the choir stalls - another extreme photo-challenge in very low light!

 

photos of all the misericords - the threshing (sic) one is fun

 

 

 

Sepulchral plate for an early 1200s abbot - that's a mirror on the wall, because there is an un-expected bonus on the far side of the crosier .....

 

 

 

 

 

 

Link to Sherborne Abbey Web Site

 

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