Arch fragment with two human heads

This is part of a Norman arch from Hatherleigh church in Devon. It shows two human heads with leaves sprouting from their mouths. Figures like this are often called ‘green men’.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
20/1993
Category
Antiquities
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
Material
stoneaplite?
Common Name
arch fragment with two human heads
Simple Name
architectural fragment
Period Classification
Norman (1066-1200)
Production Year Low
1100
Production Year High
1199

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arch fragment with two human heads [green men]