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10c. Beverley (3) Minster - wood & stone carvings of musicians and musical instruments

Scenes from the Yorkshire Wolds, East Riding of Yorkshire

Beverley is an attractive ancient medieval market town with its fine

Minster and Town Centre and St Mary's Parish Church


The elaborate Percy Tomb in the Choir

Was this for Lady Eleanor who died in 1328?

Beverley Minster: Part of the Percy Screen, an exquisite piece of stone and carving

 

 

Details of the carvings on the Percy tomb

 

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The canopy of the Percy tomb

 


Some of the carvings on the capitals of nave pillars

 

 

 


Some of the 68 Misericords

The choir stalls date from 1520-1530

The Choir stalls of Beverley Minster

 

The elaborate carving of the choir stall canopies of Beverley Minster

 

Examples of Beverley Minster's misericords

 

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The carvings on the north wall of the north aisle of the nave

Mainly quite detailed sculptures of musicians and their instruments

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The carvings on the ends of the benches of the choir stalls

These may well go unnoticed by the discerning eye searching for views of the misericords!

Often a poppy head with other animal (sometimes strange!) or human figures

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