The Budleigh Bench-End

By Geoffrey Callender , published July 1914


A response to a critique by H.H. Brindley (M.M. 1914.2), advanced by reference to the likely comparative date of a Tudor bench-end carving in a church in East Budleigh near Exmouth, of the author’s dating in his earlier article (MM 1913.12) of another bench-end carving of a ship in a church at Bishops Lydeard near Taunton to the time of Henry VII. The author concludes that the Budleigh carving is of different antiquity and was not merely old, but something of an antique at the time when the Bishops Lydeard ship was carved.

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Filed under: Tudors | English Channel
Subjects include: Art & Music | Miscellaneous | Ship Models & Figureheads

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