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St Alban's Abbey, piscina

St Alban's Abbey, piscina

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1773

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15541

Item number: f.25

Length: 18.1

Width: 25.4

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing in ink of the arched recess, with an ancient piscina or water basin in St Alban's abbey church in Hertfordshire. The abbey church was built from recycled Roman brick between 1077 and 1115 on the execution site of Alban, Britain's first martyr.

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