Carving of St Paul carrying a sword and a book.

It was discovered during the demolition of an old cottage at Bergh Apton, Norfolk, hidden behind the brickwork of a fireplace. Probably one of a pair (the other being St Peter) at Medieval Church of Bergh Apton or from a reredos with the 12 Apostles. Still bears much of the original paintwork. Probably hidden to escape destruction during the iconoclastic reign of Edward VI.


Museum of Norwich at The Bridewell

Bridewell Alley, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 1AQ
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