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Royal Coat of Arms, St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, c1660

Royal Coat of Arms, St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, c1660
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The Royal Coat of Arms surmounting the chancel screen was probably installed by Sir Walter St.John following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660. It is unusual in that it is carved on both sides.

The Arms were repaired and conserved by Eddie Sinclair+ and a team of international conservation trainees in 2019, as part of the St. Mary's Church Conservation Project.

Year:
c. 1660
Type:
Carving
Location:
Chancel, St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze
Owner:
St. Mary's Church, Lydiard Tregoze
Copyright:
Friends of Lydiard Park
Credit:
T. Cooper-Tydeman
Last updated on:
Saturday 11th September 2021

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Photographs (6) of conservation to Royal Coat of Arms, 2018-19
Photographs (6) of conservation to Royal Coat of Arms, 2018-19

The 17th century Royal Coat of Arms is shown being...

Photograph of nave of St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, showing chancel screen & Royal Coat of Arms, early twentieth century
Photograph of nave of St. Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, showing chancel screen & Royal Coat of Arms, early twentieth century

A view of the chancel arch at St. Mary's Lydiard T...

Photograph of nave, St.Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, with Royal Arms mounted above the chancel arch, 1896
Photograph of nave, St.Mary's Lydiard Tregoze, with Royal Arms mounted above the chancel arch, 1896

Rare view of the nave looking east towards the cha...

Sir Walter St John (1622-1708), 3rd Baronet by Jonathan Richardson the Elder
Sir Walter St John (1622-1708), 3rd Baronet by Jonathan Richardson the Elder

Medium - oil on canvasMeasurements - H 74.5 x W 66...