Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Norman Carving

We were delighted to be face-to-face with this wonderful pillar piscina once again. Decorated in characteristic Norman style, this is a wonderful and rare survivor. The scene depicted here at Swannington church is St George pushing a lance into the mouth of the dragon. The carver, long dead; his art lives on!

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  1. Actually, I have it very good authority ( my mum) says it was Brian who carved it, not Norman. He was convalescing in Eastbourne at the time so Brian knocked it out sharpish.

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  2. Sir Barnabus Creatorus Feltini9 April 2013 at 07:02

    It wasn't Brian I tell you and my source is the veritable Mandy - good woman that she is. It was Bill.

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    1. Dear Barnabus Creatorus Feltini,

      As a matter of fact we have received correspondence from the Mandy (as in, "The Silence of...') and she was very clear in attributing this, saying,
      "..."

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