The Abingdon Blog

The Abingdon Blog is a photo record of events and places in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, started on January 1st 2006.

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Crowns with Leaves

An interesting discovery was made at St Nicolas Church when the 1881 wood panelling was removed to allow work on the walls near the Blacknall's monument.

Revealed was a wall painting of coronets with leaves. The question now is whether they should be covered up again or kept on permanent display. It is not known when they date from but they are old enough to matter to local historians.


Blogger Christine Walker said...

Hmmm, I tried to leave a comment and it didn't go through! I love hearing about discoveries like this. The crowns are so pretty.

8 August 2008 00:23  

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