Artwork : ArchiveNo00073

Stone Pillar 1185


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Artefact

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Contributor Name Portsmouth Cathedral
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Location Old Portsmouth
Collection Date 20.02.08 3.48pm
Artefact Name Stone Pillar
Artefact Description Stone pillar from the oldest part of the interior of the building - St Thomas's Chapel.
Grey stone. Crumbling in places.
Artefact Date 1185
Artefact Stored St Thomas’s Chapel
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Sample Taken Small piece of stone from top of left pillar
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History of Artefact St Thomas's Chapel is the oldest building in the city still being used for its original purpose.
Stone could come from France (Caen) – or limestone from the Isle of Wight.
Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners None
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