Corbels - St Peter - Widmerpool, Nottinghamshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 50.857 W 001° 04.076
30U E 630111 N 5857067
Stone sculptures, representing the four Gospel writers, in the south porch of St Peter's church, Widmerpool.
Waymark Code: WM10F4H
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 04/27/2019
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member silverquill
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"The porch is of stone construction with twin pillared supports on either side of the entrance arch surmounted by a triangular proscenium with a small central niche containing the figure of St. Peter holding the ‘Keys to Heaven’.

The inside of the porch has stone vaulting with a decorated boss and modern mullioned glass on either side. Each internal corner has a small symbolic and finely cut sandstone sculpture at the base of triple ‘ribbing’, representing the four Gospel writers, viz. an angel (Matthew), a lion (Mark), the sacred bull (Luke) and an eagle (John)."

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