Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

Head Stop with Mitre
Head Stop with Mitre

Photo credit: Glastonbury Abbey

How you can use this image


This image is available to be shared and re-used under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial licence.

This image can be reproduced in any way apart from any commercial uses.

Wherever you reproduce the image or an altered version of it, you must attribute the original creators (acknowledge the original artist(s), the person/organisation that took the photograph of the work) and any other stated rights holders.

Click on 'More information' for further guidance on using images from Art UK.

Visit the Creative Commons website to read the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International licence



Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

A head stop of an abbot or bishop, mitred and bearded. It is likely to have been the stop to an arch over one of the Lady Chapel windows, where examples can still be seen in situ. The stone was removed from the interior east wall of the Abbot's Kitchen in Glastonbury Abbey in the 1990s.

Glastonbury Abbey





Doulting limestone


H 23 x W 12 x D 23 cm (E)

Accession number


Work type



You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

Normally on display at

Glastonbury Abbey

The Abbey Gatehouse, Magdalene Street, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 9EL England

Not all locations are open to the public. Please contact the gallery or collection for more information
View venue