Corpus of misericords at Tewkesbury Abbey

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Corpus of the misericords at Tewkesbury Abbey

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N01

Damaged. An animal’s head with long ears and protruding tongue remains on right.

Supporters  leaf with five fronds or petals.

N02

Two birds, one headless, the other with hooded human head, facing each other.

Supporters  leaf with five fronds or petals.

N03

Amphisbaena with serpent’s tail and scaly ridged back.

Supporters  rose.

N04

Griffin.

Supporters  stiff leaf.

N05

Amphisbaena with duck’s head and outspread wings.

Supporters  vine leaf.

N06

Monster with three-toed feet, and a female head and shoulders facing rear.

Left Supporter stiff leaf.

N07

Man seated and dog with long tail resting head on man’s knee. A figure on right is missing.

Supporters  leaves in scroll form.

N08

Merman and mermaid.

Supporters stiff leaf.

N09

Animal, possibly a hyena [headless], with legs, tail and hands, apparently devouring a corpse, of which one arm and hand

remain visible.

Supporters  stiff leaf.

N10

Three figures, possibly in combat [badly mutilated]

Supporters rosette.

N11

Woman armed with washing beetle striking a man lying face upward on the ground.

N12

Damaged and indecipherable.

S01

Two mermaids face each other clasping one mirror.

Supporters  stiff leaf. This is a separate stall

S02 - 06

Fixed seats.

S07

Carving missing.

S08

Three figures [headless seated.] One on left facing inward with outstretched arms; he has a second on his lap and is clasped by him. On right, a third facing the other two has left arm outstretched holding or offering a bag of money

S09 - 12

Fixed seats.

Na01

Two x two-legged monsters facing each other aggressively.

Supporters  stiff-leaf.

Na02

Cock and hen, the latter pecking from a dish

Supporters  stiff-leaf [broken]

Na03

A standing nude human figure, bending at the waist to the left so that the upper part of the body is parallel to the ground

And supporting the shelf.

Supporters  stiff-leaf

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