Monday, 21 July 2014

Grotesque


Passing by York Minster stonemasons yard today I noticed this newly carved handsome chap. Figures of this type are known as Grotesques, I think he is destined for the east end of the building which is undergoing a major refurbishment. 

5 comments:

  1. Looks like someone has actually written as much on the stone below him.

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  2. Good work by the carvers on this chap.

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  3. Good to see them carrying on the tradition!

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