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Abbotsbury, St Catherine's Chapel f.103

Abbotsbury, St Catherine's Chapel f.103

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1790

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15537

Item number: f.103

Genre: Manuscript

St Catherine's Chapel, built by Benedictine monks in the 14th century, possesses a striking silouhette for a chapel of its size. It is constructed wholly from stone quarried locally, including its monumental vaulted roof. Masons would have had quite a task hauling the huge stones up this hill.

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