17 Aug 2018 - Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire

After 1326. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Monument to Hugh "Younger" Despencer 1286-1326.

After 1359. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Monument to Elizabeth Montagu 1324-1359.

After 1375. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Chantry of Edward Despencer 1st Baron Despencer, 3rd Baron Burghesh 1335-1375. Beautifully carved tomb in the Early English Perpendicular Style. Note the unique knight above the tomb facing the alter.

After 1390. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Monument to Guy de Brienne. Alabaster with, unusually, portraits rather than a generic face. Early Plate Period (Bascinet) Period.

After 1478. Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. George York 1st Duke Clarence 1449-1478 and Isabel Neville 1451-1476 were originally buried in the vault.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Monument to Archdeacon Hemming. Sculpted by Percy Bryant Baker.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Cadaver Cenotaph to Abbot Wakeman. Cadaver unusual for the detail of worms and mice.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Brass floor marker of the grave of Edward Lancaster Prince Wales 1453-1471.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Monument to Dinah Maria Murlock. Sculpted by Henry Hugh Armstead 1828-1905.

Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Miscellaneous Photos.