National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

Statue of St. Winefride


Type Statue

     Statue of St. Winefride holding model of chapel in left hand, and crook in right hand.
          The well marks the site of the reputed martyrdom and miraculous restoration to life of St. Winefride early in the 7th century.


Incised around base of statue (NB Inscription eroded quite badly): PRAY FOR PETER AND MARY ANNE BROWN

Related works : Statue of St. Winefrid in the well chamber. She holds a crook in her left hand marking her statue as an abbess), and a palm (marking her martyrdom) in her right hand. The statue (c. 1886) is by Edmund Kirby, executed by R.L. Boulton of Cheltenham.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Known, Not ---

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Statue Stone 115cm high approx
Plinth Stone 115cm high approx
Millstone Stone 20cm high

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Corrosion, Deterioration
Structural condition
  • Other
  • None
Road Greenfield Street
Precise location In grounds of chapel and well
A-Z ref None
OS ref SJ185762
Date of design None
Year of unveiling c.1900
Unveiling details c.1900
Commissioned by None
Duty of care None
Listing status Not listed
At risk? No known risk

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