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Head Stop
Head Stop

Photo credit: Historic Environment Scotland

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The head was probably positioned either at one end of a hood-mould, or at an articulation point along a hood-mould, such as the apex of an arch or at a springing point between two arches. Such a hood-mould would typically occur as part of a wall arcade.

Whithorn Priory Museum

Newton Stewart


14th C




H 13 x W 12 x D 11 cm

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on loan from Scottish Ministers

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Whithorn Priory Museum

6 Bruce Street, Whithorn, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 8PY Scotland

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