Barnstaple Dissenters' Silver by John Elston of Exeter

Includes a) 2 porringers, b) a dish and c) 2 plates.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
A) 14.5 cm high, b) 32 cm diameter, c) 23 cm diameter
Art Fund grant:
£3,563 ( Total: £9,500)
Acquired in:
2001
Vendor:
Trustees of the United Reformed Church

The Reverend Jonathan Hanmer refused to accept the Act of Uniformity after the restoration of Charles II in 1662 but continued to preach in private houses and helped to establish the Dissenters in 1672.

Artists include

Provenance

Given to Castle Meeting, Barnstaple by Mary Gammon, 1707; merged with Cross Street Meeting; merged to form United Reformed Church.

Venue details

Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon The Square, BARNSTAPLE Devon EX32 8LN 01271 346747 www.barnstaplemuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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