Reredos - St Nicholas - South Kilworth, Leicestershire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 25.900 W 001° 06.744
30U E 628328 N 5810726
Quick Description: A rare iconic “Lily Crucifixion” reredos in the south chapel of St Nicholas' church, South Kilworth.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/18/2019 1:29:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM103EV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
"The South aisle chapel is dedicated to our Lady, the Virgin Mary. The interesting reredos was restored and moved from the north aisle in 1994. Originally, part of the altar tomb of Richard Wythnale who died in 1439, the central panel, although somewhat weathered, is now recognised to be a rare iconic “Lily Crucifixion” of historical significance, there being only two other known sculptured stone examples in the United Kingdom."

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