The Annunciation by Devon School of Plasterers

Decorative plaster overmantel; the centre being a depiction of 'The Annunciation'.


Moulded plaster on oak and hazel lathes
188 x 150 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,250 ( Total: £5,000)
Acquired in:
William H Stokes

Possibly the work of John Abbott the Elder of Frithelstock.


Originally in first floor of 69 High Street, Barnstaple, removed on demolition in early 1960's by a dealer, Mr. Cox. In storage for some years, passed into private hands and was installed in a house in Bristol before acquisition 10 years ago by vendo

Venue details

Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon The Square, BARNSTAPLE Devon EX32 8LN 01271 346747

Entry details

Free to all

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