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Holt - I

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Type: Foliate head
Location: Church of St Katherine
OS GR: ST 861616
Period: Late Victorian (1891)
Medium: Stone
Foliage: Stylised acanthus
Mood: Bored but patient

Holt's late-Victorian church, designed by C.E. Ponting in the Gothic style, has two green men.  This first one is on the north side of the church exterior, over a down-pipe.  It is a standard foliate head in appearance, but has an air of patient boredom about it.

Also at Holt

  • A green beast-head on the south exterior

Design by Black Cat Folklore
Page created on 15 July 2007.  Last updated on
15 July 2007