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A monument erected in Keynsham church

A monument erected in Keynsham church

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1780

Shelfmark: Ktop XXXVIII

Item number: number 7.2

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This decorated monument is in the grounds St John the Baptist's church in Keynsham, and is dedicated to Sir Henry Bridges who died in 1587. The recumbent figure is in full body armour on top of a tomb chest, which is decorated with classical patterns and allegorical figures. The figure's dog lies at his feet. The tomb is surmounted by two arches, with a coat of arms and other heraldic imagery inset on the back wall.

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