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1. Jarrow

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-12
Date 12 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Durham.
Townland Jarrow.
OSMapRef NZ 345655
Area England
GeneralContext Incomplete architectural sculpture.
Location Jarrow Church.
Dimensions 41.9cm (16.5'') in height, 29.2cm (11.5'') in width, (built into wall).
GeneralContext Stone type: Medium-grained yellow sandstone.
GeneralDescription Part of a frieze, dated to the early eighth century.
GeneralDescription This fragment shows a scroll inhabited by two birds. The plant-scroll is a tree-scroll. The birds perch on the uppermost volutes. The one on the left is shown in profile with its beak open to peck at the fruit. The bird on the right is nearly frontal, its head is missing.

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