Carved stone lintel for a fireplace

This impressive stone lintel, carved with beasts (possibly an ibex and a lion) came from Larkbeare House, built in the 16th century, it was one of Exeter’s most impressive residences.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Architectural fragments
Collection Area Region
Northern Europe
stoneHam Hill stone
Common Name
carved stone lintel for a fireplace
Simple Name
Period Classification
Late Medieval (1400-1500)

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fireplace lintel