SO5924 : Ross on Wye - St Mary the Virgin - Rudhale family monuments

taken 2 months ago, near to Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Ross on Wye - St Mary the Virgin - Rudhale family monuments
Ross on Wye - St Mary the Virgin - Rudhale family monuments
A fine collection of monuments to the Rudhale family in what was originally a Chantry Chapel (established in 1307).
The recumbent effigies on the left are William and his wife, Anne (see SO5924 : Rudhale Monuments - William & Anne and Col. William).
The bust at centre is Thomas Westfaling who married into the family.
Behind him, the standing figure is Colonel William (also see above linked image)
The recumbent figures on the right are John and his wife, Mary (see SO5924 : Rudhale Monuments - John & Mary)
St Mary the Virgin, Ross on Wye


Grade I listed

The church consists of a nave with north and south aisles, chancel, a south chapel, north and south porches and a west tower with spire.

The nave, aisles and chancel were built in the late 13th century.
The tower and spire were added in the early 14th century, and the chancel was extended in the mid-14th century.
In 1510 the Markye Chapel was added to the south aisle.

There was a major restoration between 1862 and 1878.

There are several stints and 17th-century monuments to the Rudhall family.
The east window glass is from circa 1430, although the tracery lights are 19th century.

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Date Taken
Monday, 17 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Person (from Tags)
Rudhall Family 
Place (from Tags)
Ross on Wye 
Period (from Tags)
16th Century  17th Century 
Primary Subject of Photo
Monument 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5980 2403 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.8004N 2:35.1503W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5979 2404
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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