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Horningsham - IV

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Type: Peeper
Location: Church of St John the Baptist
OS GR: ST 821414
Period: Victorian
Medium: Stone
Foliage: Stylised
Mood: Serene, thoughtful
A May King

The second of two peepers here at Horningsham, and also the second of this sub-set of the green man motif that we have found in Wiltshire.  This lord is a king, crowned and peeping out at us from the surrounding foliage.  He is serene and thoughtful, a fitting partner to the queen nearby.  He can be found on the west corner of the exterior of the north aisle.

Also at Horningsham

  • Three more green men
  • A carved angel roof inside the church
  • A holy well up on the main road, below a stone cross

Design by Black Cat Folklore
Page created on 17 Oct 2007.  Last updated on
17 Oct 2007.

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