Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bottesford, Leicestershire: detail of coat of arms atop the monument to the sixth Earl of Rutland
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC Q 011092|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Churches ; Monuments ; Funerary architecture ; Insignia, emblems|
NOTES: The church dates back to the 13th century, but was altered in the 14th century and over the subsqequent centuries. The west tower and spire were completely rebuilt in 1876. The chancel was rebuilt in the 16th century to accommodate the monuments of the Manners family (seen here), the Earls and Dukes of Rutland. The monument to the sixth Earl is 1632 by Nicholas Johnson. See RIBA158350 for a colour version of this image.
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