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Stone Effigies of Knights Approximately 7 Metres East of Coverham Abbey House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Coverham with Agglethorpe, North Yorkshire

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Latitude: 54.2729 / 54°16'22"N

Longitude: -1.8386 / 1°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 410606

OS Northings: 486368

OS Grid: SE106863

Mapcode National: GBR HML1.R2

Mapcode Global: WHC6X.QVNQ

Entry Name: Stone Effigies of Knights Approximately 7 Metres East of Coverham Abbey House

Listing Date: 24 January 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130897

English Heritage Legacy ID: 321769

Location: Coverham with Agglethorpe, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8

County: North Yorkshire

District: Richmondshire

Civil Parish: Coverham with Agglethorpe

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire

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Listing Text


10/20 Stone effigies of knights
approx. 7 metres east of
Coverham Abbey House.


2 effigies of knights, set upright against north side of garden wall. Late
C13 and early C14. Ashlar. Left-hand effigy of early C14 date, with the
figure of S-shaped form, in chain mail with surcoat, sword and shield. His
legs are crossed, and behind them is a scene of a stag chased by 2 hounds,
with a third biting his shield. Above his head, a cusped and crocketed
canopy. Right-hand effigy of late C13 date, the figure in chain mail with
surcoat, long sword and shield. His hands are folded in prayer, and his
legs are crossed.

Listing NGR: SE1060686368

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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