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1. Whitchurch

RecordAuthor Máirín Mac Carron
ISODate 2002-09-26
Date 26 September 2002
PictureCredit Jane Hawkes
County Hampshire
Townland Whitchurch
OSMapRef SO 565495
Area England
GeneralContext Grave-cover fragment (memorial headstone to Frithburga).
Location Church at Whitchurch.
Dimensions 22.5'' in height, 20'' in width, and 11'' in thickness at the base, 7'' in thickness at the top.
GeneralDescription Grave-cover fragment (memorial headstone to Frithburga), dated to the ninth or tenth century.
GeneralDescription In a niche on the front of the stone there is a bust of a figure, thought to be Christ. He is holding a book in his left hand, and his right hand is raised in blessing. His head is surrounded by a large halo, and he is wearing a cloak.

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