Norman Coffin Lids, Colwich Church,

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Date:1930

Description:Coffin slabs set into the wall of the vestry of St. Michael and All Angels Church.

The 'wheel-head' pattern dates from 1200 - 1250, and the scissors and buckle could refer to the livelihood of the deceased.

Photograph donated by Stafford Historical and Civic Society, who retain copyright ownership.


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1850s
St. Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich,
St. Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich,

St. Michael and All Angels was built on the site of an Anglo-Saxon church. The ...

1900s
St. Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich,
St. Michael and All Angels Church, Colwich,

St. Michael and All Angels was built on the site of an Anglo-Saxon church. The ...

1930s
Norman and Saxon Carvings, Colwich Church,
Norman and Saxon Carvings, Colwich Church,

Various pieces of stonework set into the wall of the vestry of St. Michael and All ...

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Image courtesy of: Staffordshire County Records Office

Donor ref:County Record Office No., D4080/12/12, img: 1918 (18/2365)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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