Pulpit of oak

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From Parton Church, Kirkcudbrightshire

Postcard of Pulpit of oak.
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Pulpit of oak

This elaborately carved oak pulpit is from Parton Church in Kirkcudbrightshire. It is dated 1598.

The pulpit has a panelled backboard and sounding board or canopy and is conservative in decorative style. It bears the initials 'I.G.', of the family of Gwendonwyn of Parton, patrons of the parish church whose arms are included in the carved decoration.

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Online ID: 000-100-000-589-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  H.KL 2
Date: 1598
Material: Wood, oak. Inscription: FEIR THE LORD AND HONOUR HIS HOUS / R.G. 1598 / I.G. beside the arms of Glendonwyn of Parton
Dimensions: 2810 mm H x 900 mm L x 1230 mm W; 3180 mm H on stand
What: Pulpit
Subject: Carved woodwork, painted ceilings (NMAS Classification)
Who: Glendonwyn of Parton
Where: Scotland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Parton Church
Description: Carved oak pulpit from Parton Church, Kirkcudbrightshire, dated 1598, inscribed "FEIR THE LORD AND HONOUR HIS HOUS", with "I.G." beside the arms of Glendonwyn of Parton
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