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The Parker-Hore Archive Collection of Watercolours of Paving-tiles
held in Worcester and in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
County/Country = Cheshire AND Town/Village = Chester
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Town/Village: Chester
Place Details: Cathedral
Artist and Date: F Renaud 1887 April
Iconography: Animal and bird
Copied from (Collection): Soc of Antiq Ren II p 187
Watercolour Ref. No.: C509
Notebook: FMP  
Portfolio: Jas P,  
Notebook: IH 2
Other details: A tile on which three rabbits and a geometric pattern are impressed into a ferrugineous clay. A similar tile is preserved in the museum at Chester. The present example would have belonged to St Werburg's Monastery as it is of earlier date than the Cathedral. Note that there are but three ears for all the rabbits and yet each rabbit has two ears. See tile from Astbury Church: No 125 .
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