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Stone Effigies of Knights Approximately 7 Metres East of Coverham Abbey House, Coverham with Agglethorpe

Description: Stone Effigies of Knights Approximately 7 Metres East of Coverham Abbey House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 321769

OS Grid Reference: SE1060686368
OS Grid Coordinates: 410606, 486368
Latitude/Longitude: 54.2729, -1.8386

Location: Hanghow Lane, Coverham, North Yorkshire DL8 4RL

Locality: Coverham with Agglethorpe
Local Authority: Richmondshire District Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DL8 4RL

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There is also a scheduled monument, Coverham Abbey Premonstratensian Monastery and Precinct Including Holy Trinity Church and Medieval Bridge, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text


10/20 Stone effigies of knights
approx. 7 metres east of
Coverham Abbey House.


2 effigies of knights, set upright against north side of garden wall. Late
C13 and early C14. Ashlar. Left-hand effigy of early C14 date, with the
figure of S-shaped form, in chain mail with surcoat, sword and shield. His
legs are crossed, and behind them is a scene of a stag chased by 2 hounds,
with a third biting his shield. Above his head, a cusped and crocketed
canopy. Right-hand effigy of late C13 date, the figure in chain mail with
surcoat, long sword and shield. His hands are folded in prayer, and his
legs are crossed.

Listing NGR: SE1060686368

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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