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Tower, interior, NW corner, corbel.

Image of the feature "IV. Interior Features: 5. Interior Decoration: c. Miscellaneous: Corbel head" at Darley.

by Colin Morse.

A sandstone corbel head is built into the tower interior, designed to span diagonally across the NW corner. It depicts a beast, perhaps a lion, or devil with a grinning mouth and flowing locks and beard, with a claw foot on each wall face. The mouldings are rounded. A possible date is late 12thc.

Dimensions

Depth of corbel 0.20m
Height under corbel 0.30m
Width of corbel 0.60m