ST5326 : Ceiling, Lytes Cary

taken 9 months ago, near to Kingsdon, Somerset, Great Britain

Ceiling, Lytes Cary
Ceiling, Lytes Cary
In the great chamber of the National Trust property is a "barrel ceiling with geometrical plaster decoration ... of 1533 and a rare survival" LinkExternal link . From Pevsner, "South and West Somerset" 1958: "a plaster ceiling with thin ribs forming stars and diapers - the type of pattern which one does not expect to find before the time of Queen Elizabeth I, but which did indeed begin already under Henry VIII whose arms appear in the Lyres Gary plasterwork ... it remains a surprisingly early case".
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Housing, Dwellings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 533 265 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.1571N 2:40.0443W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 533 265
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National Trust Property  Grade I Listed Building  Interior  Plasterwork Ceiling 

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