ENGLAND: Pershore

 Benedictine abbey of SS. Mary, Peter, and Paul


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South Transept  and East End
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Adapted from James, Ruined Abbeys, p 55
To West
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To East
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South Transept
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Elevation- North Side of Presbytery 
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 Vault of Presbytery 
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Adapted from James, Ruined Abbeys, p 56
Details of Vault
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Adapted from Prior and Gardiner, Medieval Figure Sculpture in England, p 611
Tomb   of Knight  (ca 1280?)
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Preliminary Bibliography

Andrews, Francis B. (Francis Baugh),   Pershore Abbey: A historical and architectural  account of the  Benedictine abbey of SS. Mary, Peter, and Paul, at Pershore.  Pershore [Eng.] : T. Hall,  1890

Andrews, Francis B. (Francis Baugh),   The Benedictine abbey of SS. Mary, Peter, and Paul, at Pershore, Worcestershire. Birmingham,
  Midland Educational Co., [etc., etc.] :   1901

Gasquet, Francis Aidan.The greater abbeys of England New York, Dodd, Mead and company, 1908. LC Call Number:  DA660 .G24

James, M.R. Abbeys, by M. R. James ... with an additional chapter on "Monastic life and buildings" by A. Hamilton Thompson ... with one hundred illustrations by photographic reproduction, fifty-seven drawings, thirteen plans, seven colour plates and map.London, The Great western railway, 1925.

Lawson, Frederick Robert.   A short hand-book of the Abbey Church of Pershore and the Church of St. Andrew; Pershore : W. Fearnside, 1952

Moore, Peter.    A short guide to the abbey church of Pershore ; British Publishing,  1978

Pevsner, Nikolaus, Worcestershire. Harmondsworth, Penguin, 1968. LC Call Number:   NA969.W92 P5

Styles, Robert Poole. The history and antiquities of the abbey church of Pershore: including an architectural description of the church. London, Whittaker, Treacher and Arnott, 1838

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