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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 = Norfolk
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Town/Village: Castle Acre
Place Details: Priory
Artist and Date: F Renaud 1887 June
Iconography: Heraldic
Copied from (Collection): B Mus London A 8; Soc of Antiq Ren ll p 208 fig 6
Watercolour Ref. No.: N008
Notebook: FMP  
Portfolio: Jas P,  
Notebook: IH 4
Other details: Another with impressed subject or shield of arms viz lozengy vair, on a chevron three marlets; a label vair. On each side of the shield or trefoil and above the letter B. 13th century. 3 inches square. Renaud thinks the arms may be those of Fitzwilliam of Charworth. 6-15 are from Castle Acre Priory Norfolk and several of them are figured in Bloom's Castle Acre. Brownish red colour all over. Glazed yellow showing impressed ground (red). Very much worn and obliterated. B in corner glazed but not sunk unless very slightly. Points meet A pattern embossed in relief. Castle Rising Norfolk. The ordinaries are ermine and lozengy, or chevron charged with three martlets. See Castle Acre (328) for comparison.
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