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|East Sussex Church Monuments - 1530 to 1830 - Archive of Photographs
by Professor Nigel Llewellyn
|(16) BARCOMBE, St. Mary|
|16A Mural monument for Anne RAYNES, d. 1632|
- Chancel, North wall, West end, above head height.
- 61(W) x 30(H) — Good.
- M.I. (9 lines, engraved) of Latin fills an unframed slate panel.
|16B Mural monument for Robert CRAYFORD, d. 1683|
- Chancel, North wall, East end, above head height.
- 51(W) x 74(H) — Very good.
- A cartouche; drapes falling from a cherub reveal M.I. (10 lines, engraved, black) of Latin on a convex oval panel; below, a death's head.
|16C Mural monument for John RAYNES, d. 1687|
- Chancel, South wall, East end, above head height.
- 82(W) x 149(H) — Good; faded; worn.
- A cartouche; two putti hold back drapes to reveal M.I. (9 lines, shallow engraved) on more drapery; below, swags; beneath a cherub and a central fluted corbel; above, scrollwork around an escutcheon.
|16D Ledger for John MEDLEY, d. 1682|
- South aisle floor, East end, alongside 16E.
- 55(W) x 143(L) — Good; worn.
- M.I. (9 lines, engraved) in upper parts of a light brown freestone slab; head to West.
|16E Ledger for Edward RAYNES, d. 1677|
- South aisle floor, East end, alongside 16D.
- 95(W) x 95(L) — Very worn.
- M.I. (engraved) fills surface of a light brown freestone slab; hardly legible; head to West.
|16F Mural monument for Susanna MEDLEY, d. 1704|
- South aisle, South wall, East end, at head height.
- 180(W) x 365(H) — Excellent.
- Magnificent in white and grey marble; elegant draped caryatids, standing on ornamental bases, flank M.I. (engraved black) in upper 50% of a panel set portrait-wise, with cherub over; caryatids support an entablature and a heavy scrolled and broken pediment; urn in the centre; below, ornamental apron, moulded, with escutcheon in Baroque frame.
|16G Ledger for Elizabeth LUCAS, d. 1769 and her uncle Edward, d. 1776|
- Nave floor, West end, East of tower chapel.
- 110(W) x 198(L) — Fine: worn (arms).
- Escutcheon, then M.I. (engraved) fills surface of a black (slate?) slab; head to West.