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

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

Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

The Square, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 8LN
01271 346747

Opening times

Apr – Oct Mon – Sat, 10am – 5pm Nov – Mar Mon – Sat, 10am – 4pm Closed from Christmas Day to New Years Day inclusive

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