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1. Lechmere Stone (Hanley Castle)

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-12
Date 12 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Worcestershire.
Townland Hanley Castle.
OSMapRef SO 835415
Area England
GeneralContext Grave marker, called the Lechmere stone.
Location house called Severn End.
GeneralContext Stone type: local oolite.
Dimensions 1'8'' in height, and 11'' in width.
GeneralDescription Grave marker known as the Lechmere stone.
GeneralDescription The stone has a carving of Christ in Majesty. Christ is standing and is holding a book in his left hand. His head is haloed and he has a pointed beard. He is robed in an under and an upper dress.

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