Capitals and Columns

Corinthian

On 25 Feb 1559 Catherine Blount 1518-1559 (41) died. In 1585 Elizabeth Sands -1585 died. On 11 Aug 1581 Maurice Berkeley Standard Bearer 1506-1581 (75) died. Church of St Mary, Bruton. Recumbent effigies of himself and two wives in an Easter sepulchre-type recess with double round arched front, Corinthian pilasters and Strapwork panels. Ruff. Panel with quartered arms 1 2 probably , possibly Wotton Arms 3 Unknown Arms 4 probably , possibly , overall a Crescent.

Corinthian Columns

On 03 Jun 1602 Elizabeth Seymour 1552-1602 (50) died. Monument to Elizabeth Seymour 1552-1602 (50) in All Saints Church, Norton. Painted alabaster. Monument with recumbent praying effigy in coffered arch flanked by black marble Corinthian Columns and outer Obelisks and topped by armorial panels. The. Monument also to Dudley Knightley 1583-1602.

On 18 Apr 1621 Bridget Chaworth 1542-1621 (79) died. Monument in St Andrew's Church, Ufford. Marble with Corinthian Columns and reclining effigy. The inscription reads "Dame Bridget, Lady Carr, widow, daughter of Sir John Chaworth of Wiverton, Nottingham, late wife to Sir William Carr of Old Sleaford in the county of Lincoln, who served the late Queen Elizabeth of most famous memory, being one of the gentlewomen of her Majesty’s Privy Chamber for the space of five and twenty years, and afterwards served the most renowned Queen Anne, wife to our most gracious sovereign, King James, for the space of 14 years, being the residue of her life, and died the 18th day of April being of the age of 79 years, the which said Lady Carr, out of her love to her dear sister Katherine, the wife of George Quarles of this town of Ufford, esquire, hath caused her body to be here interred 1612". The date a mistake given she died in 1621. Jacobean Period.

Around 1624. St Mary's Church, Preston on Stour. Monument to Nicholas Stour and his two wives. Said to have been brought from St Mary's Chapel, Islington, by the patron: bracketed shelf with kneeling figures, of front-facing man in armour with flanking women in profile, four Corinthian Columns of touch; Entablature with armorial bearing and Cherubs holding skulls.

Corinthian Capitals

On 07 May 1592 Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (68) died. He was was buried in St Michael's Church, Glentworth. Monument to Sir Chistopher and his wife Anne Girlington. Elizabethan Recumbent. Elephant and Castle Crest. Pink, white and blue-grey marble. Two recumbent effigies, Sir Christopher above and a little behind his wife, he in red robes, black cap and thick Ruff; she in black robes, large Ruff and hood. Four kneeling white marble daughters below. Ornate tomb recess above with flanking pink marble columns with white and gold Corinthian Capitals. Undersurface of Recess decorated with white and gold bay leaves. Plaque inscribed above with raised plaque above with Sir Christopher's son at prayer flanked by coats of arms and Obelisks.

In 1582 Seventtenth Century copy.Unknown Artist. Portrait of Christopher Wray 1524-1592 (58).

On 14 Jan 1657 John Dutton 1594-1657 (62) died. He was buried in Church of Saint Mary Magdalene, Sherborne. Sculpted by Thomas Burman Sculptor 1618-1674 (39). A shrouded upright effigy in white marble within a round-headed niche flanked by black marble columns with Corinthian Capitals and scrolled Pediment with the Sherborne arms at the centre, above. Inscription plaques either side. Inscription to John Dutton below.

On 26 Jul 1723 Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723 (62) died. His son Peregrine Bertie 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1686-1741 (37) succeeded 2nd Duke Ancaster and Kesteven, 2nd Marquess Lindsay, 5th Earl Lindsey, 18th Baron Willoughby Eresby. Jane Brownlow Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven -1736 by marriage Duchess Ancaster and Kesteven.
Monument in the Church of St Michael and All Angels, Edenham, South Kesteven sculpted by Peter Scheemakers Sculptor 1691-1781 (32) and Henry Cheere 1st Baronet St Margaret's Sculptor 1703-1781 (20). A Classical Aedicule with Corinthian Capitals supporting open Dentillated Pediment with garland, urns and Putti. Before the Aedicule a rounded Pedestal supports a marble image of the deceased attired as a Roman General.

Ionic

Ionic Capitals

On 29 Aug 1582 Thomas St Paul -1582 died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Monument to Thomas St Paul -1582 and Faith Grantham. Fine freestanding tomb chest with canopy. The sides of the tomb chest have Acanthus Pilasters, the panels between contain wreathed shields. The full length recumbent albaster effigies show the man in full plate armour holding sword and prayerbook, head on helm, feet on a cushion with flowers. His wife is in a long dress with cloak and close fitting hat, holding a bible. The inscription runs round the top edge of the chest. The canopy is supported on six Pillars, those at the angles being circular and bulbous, the others in the form of Obelisks decorated with fishscale Paterae, with elaborate Ionic Capitals with roses in the necking. The Entablature has an egg and dart frieze. Above the heads of the columns are five female and one male weepers. At the centre of the canopy is a raised altar bearing shields and surmounted by the kneeling figure of the heir clad in armour. In front kneels a larger figure of a girl. The. Monument is all painted and gilded.

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. His son William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church, Edensor, Chatsworth. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken Pediment. The. Monument has been attributed to Maximillian Colt Sculptor -1641.

On 22 Jan 1669 Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley 1578-1669 (91) died at St Giles in the Fields, Camden. She was buried at The Church of the Virgin Mary, Stoneleigh.
Monument to Alice Leigh 1st Duchess Dudley 1578-1669 (91) and her daughter. A large elaborate memorial in black and white marble erected in 1668. Has two recumbent female figures under a canopy supported on eight Ionic columns and on either side an angel with trumpet holding back curtains.

Ionic Pilasters

St Andrew's Church, Denton. In ashlar. The latin raised letter inscription is set in an egg and dart surround, flanked by Ionic Pilasters and free standing Composite fluted columns, supporting a Pediment containing a pair of naked female figures holding hour glasses leaning on a skull. The frieze is decorated with Medallions. The reclining figure of the deceased, his prayer book in hand, lies on a half rolled up mattress on a tomb chest on which are portrayed his wife and six children, all named in raised letters.

Pilasters

On 29 Aug 1582 Thomas St Paul -1582 died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Monument to Thomas St Paul -1582 and Faith Grantham. Fine freestanding tomb chest with canopy. The sides of the tomb chest have Acanthus Pilasters, the panels between contain wreathed shields. The full length recumbent albaster effigies show the man in full plate armour holding sword and prayerbook, head on helm, feet on a cushion with flowers. His wife is in a long dress with cloak and close fitting hat, holding a bible. The inscription runs round the top edge of the chest. The canopy is supported on six Pillars, those at the angles being circular and bulbous, the others in the form of Obelisks decorated with fishscale Paterae, with elaborate Ionic Capitals with roses in the necking. The Entablature has an egg and dart frieze. Above the heads of the columns are five female and one male weepers. At the centre of the canopy is a raised altar bearing shields and surmounted by the kneeling figure of the heir clad in armour. In front kneels a larger figure of a girl. The. Monument is all painted and gilded.

On 24 Mar 1619 Robert Rich 1st Earl Warwick 1559-1619 (59) died. His son Robert Rich 2nd Earl Warwick 1587-1658 (31) succeeded 2nd Earl Warwick (3C 1618), 4th Baron Rich Leez. Frances Hatton Countess Warwick 1590-1623 (29) by marriage Countess Warwick (3C 1618).
He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Elizabethan Recumbent. Unusual head and shoulder portrait sculpture of deceased full face, with a profile of his wife Frances Wray Countess Warwick -1634 behind, set in a circular Medallion. To either side are pelleted Pilasters supporting an Entablature with scrolled Cartouche of arms and flanked by heraldic supporters. The whole is painted and gilded and beneath is a panel containing an inscribed poem. Above his Arms implaled with hers. His are quartered 1&4 2&3 Baldry Arms (his mother), hers quartered 1&4 Wray 2&3 Unknown. The. Monument is perhaps the work of Epiphanius Evesham.

St Andrew's Church, Denton. Sculpted by Thomas Green Sculptor 1659-1730. The fully wigged standing life sized figure of the deceased stands in an arched surround flanked by fluted Pilasters with Acanthus scrolls and broken segmental Pediment contaning a cherub and Putti leaning down from heaven holding a metal coronet, surmounted by an achievement. Beneath is he inscription panel and to either side Putti holding memento mori, and mourning, one with tears.

Pillars

On 29 Aug 1582 Thomas St Paul -1582 died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Monument to Thomas St Paul -1582 and Faith Grantham. Fine freestanding tomb chest with canopy. The sides of the tomb chest have Acanthus Pilasters, the panels between contain wreathed shields. The full length recumbent albaster effigies show the man in full plate armour holding sword and prayerbook, head on helm, feet on a cushion with flowers. His wife is in a long dress with cloak and close fitting hat, holding a bible. The inscription runs round the top edge of the chest. The canopy is supported on six Pillars, those at the angles being circular and bulbous, the others in the form of Obelisks decorated with fishscale Paterae, with elaborate Ionic Capitals with roses in the necking. The Entablature has an egg and dart frieze. Above the heads of the columns are five female and one male weepers. At the centre of the canopy is a raised altar bearing shields and surmounted by the kneeling figure of the heir clad in armour. In front kneels a larger figure of a girl. The. Monument is all painted and gilded.

On 28 Oct 1613 George St Paul Baronet St Paul 1562-1613 (51) died. He was buried at St Lawrence's Church, Snarford. Monument to George St Paul Baronet St Paul 1562-1613 (51) and Frances Wray Countess Warwick -1634. Elizabethan Recumbent. A base supporting the reclining figures of the deceased with composite Pillars supporting an Entablature and armorial termination. In the base is a central semi-circular niche containing a carving of the deceased's daughter, flanked by niches containing mourning Putti. Above on the lower step is a figure of Frances in full mourning dress with formal Ruff and hat, reclining on a cushion holding a prayer book. On the upper step he reclines in plate armour with a sword. The figures are contained in a semi-circular headed Recess with roses in the archivolt and on the back wall is an inscribed rectangular panel with scrolls and memento mori. The Pillars to either side support a frieze and Entablature from which rise flaming urns and at the angles, and at the centre is a raised achievement of arms flanked by scrolled shields and Obelisks.