Image of the feature "VI. Loose Sculpture: Pillar piscina shaft" at Norton Mandeville.
by Ron Baxter.
Held in a metal ring attached to the S chancel wall is the monolithic capital and upper section of shaft of a pillar piscina; drilled centrally though from top to bottom. The capital is moulded with a hollow chamfere below a roll, and the shaft is single cable moulded with deep round strands of cable striated on their surface. The stone is generally worn, and is an oolitc limestone, probably Barnack.
|Diameter at bottom||0.125 m|
|Diameter at top||0.16 m|
|Diameter of drain hole||0.035 m|
|Max. height of block||0.19 m|