St Bartholomew, Tong, Shropshire: detail of the tomb chest of Sir Richard Vernon of Haddon Hall, Treasurer of Calais (d.1451) and his wife, Benedicta of Ludlow under the south crossing
|Architect/Designer||Christian, Ewan (1814-1895)|
|Artist/Photographer||Smith, Edwin (1912-1971)|
|Library Reference||ESP/CHU/1077 (ES1752.3)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Decorative stonework ; Sculpture ; Tombs ; Churches ; Restoration|
NOTES: This church was built in 1409-1425 by Lady Isabel de Pembrugge (d.1446) in memory of her relatives. The only later addition was the Vernon Chantry, the so-called 'Golden Chapel', built in 1515-1519 to the south side of the south aisle. The church was restored by Ewan Christian, which was completed in 1892.
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