Pediment

Pediment is in Architectural Detail.

On 03 Sep 1634 Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634 (82) died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall. Simple sarcophagus on pedestal with lying effigy. Pair of flanking Tuscan columns supporting a full entablature with putti on frieze and broken segmental pediment. Carved and painted achievement in and above tympanum flanked by four reclining figures of the Virtues on pediment extrados.

Above. Quarterly of eight: Coke, Crispin, Folkard, Sparham, Nerford, Yarmouth, Knightley and Pawe. The crest is broken. Farrer says it was: On a chapeau Azure, turned up Ermine, an ostrich Argent, holding in its mouth a horseshoe Or. The motto reads Prudens qui Patiens.

The effigy was carved by John Hargrave, the rest of the memorial was made by Nicholas Stone Sculptor 1587-1647 (47).

Below the effigy are three shields. Left Coke implaling Paston. His first wife Bridget Paston -1598. Middle Coke. Right Coke impaling Cecil; his second wife Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire 1596-1672 (38).

Before 1634 Gilbert Jackson Painter 1595-1648. Portrait of Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634. 1593. Unknown Painter. Portrait of Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634.

On 29 Oct 1682 Baptist Noel 3rd Viscount Campden 1611-1682 (71) died. Edward Noel 1st Earl Gainsborough 1641-1689 (41) succeeded 4th Viscount Campden. Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690 (36) by marriage Viscountess Campden. He was buried at Church of St Peter and St Paul Exton.

A huge monument in black and white marble, with a tall base on which stand obelisks, on balls capped by two black urns and a large open pediment. Within, are the Viscount and his fourth wife Elizabeth Bertie Viscountess Campden 1640-1683 (42) in effigy and various lowreliefs, depicting his previous wives and ninetenn children, in Roman dress, completed at least by Grinling Gibbons Sculptor 1648-1721 (34).

Around 1662 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690. Around 1665 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690. One of the Windsor Beauties. Around 1670 Peter Lely Painter 1618-1680. Portrait of Elizabeth Wriothesley Countess Gainsborough 1646-1690.

After 1708. All Saints Church Maiden Bradley. Monument to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708. Sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770; white marble reclining figure in front of tablet with pediment with cherubs, scrolled pediment with arms over. Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.

In 1753 Andrea Soldi Painter 1703-1771. Portrait of John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770. In 1728 John Vanderbank Painter 1694-1739. Portrait of John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770.

1720. Church of St Rumbold Stoke Doyle. Monument to Edward Ward Judge 1638-1714 (82) sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770 (25) in 1720 and was erected in 1725 during the rebuilding of the church. Elbow Reclining Figure in Judges's Robes. Ionic columns with Pediment. Arms at top being Ward impaled with his wife's Elizabeth Papillon 1658- (61); her arms having three butterflies being a pun on her surname Papillon. Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.

Before 1736. Monument to Anne Brudenell (wife of Charles Lennox) in St Peter's Church Deene by Giovanni Battista Guelphi 1690-1736 on the west wall of the transept. Bust set against square surround with flanking caryatids, metope frieze and pediment over.

After 1738. Monument to Joseph Ashley -1738 in Saint Leodegarius Church Ashby St Ledgers. Grey and white marble architectural wall tablet with Pediment and winged Cherubs heads below. Signed by Nathaniel Hedges Sculptor 1749-1784.

On 10 Mar 1774 William Browne Physician 1692-1774 (82) died. Church of St Mary Hillington. Large mural marble tablet with plain open pilasters open pediment and relief rondal. Inscribed Sir W B Archit. Roundel sculpted by Joseph Wilton Sculptor 1722-1822 (51). Armorial quartered 1&4 Unknown three leopard's faces jessant de lys 2&3 appears to be Temple includes an escutcheon for his wife Mary Greene 1699-1763 (74).

St Andrew's Church Denton. In ashlar. The latin raised letter inscription is set in an egg and dart surround, flanked by Ionic Pilasters and free standing Composite fluted columns, supporting a pediment containing a pair of naked female figures holding hour glasses leaning on a skull. The frieze is decorated with medallions. The reclining figure of the deceased, his prayer book in hand, lies on a half rolled up mattress on a tomb chest on which are portrayed his wife and six children, all named in raised letters.

Broken Pediment

On 03 Mar 1626 William Cavendish 1st Earl Devonshire 1552-1626 (73) died. William Cavendish 2nd Earl Devonshire 1590-1628 (36) succeeded 2nd Earl Devonshire. Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675 by marriage Countess Devonshire. On 12 Oct 1616 Henry Cavendish 1550-1616 (65) died. Both were buried at St Peter's Church Edensor Chatsworth. Monument formed two bodies under a low four-poster with black Ionic columns and black covering slab. Henry appears as a skeleton on a straw mat, William in his shroud with his face exposed. Extremely grand architecture above the two martial flanking figures, then arches with, on the left armour, and on the right purple, coronet, and sword hung up, and in the middle an angel holding the black inscription tablet and blowing a trumpet. The whole is surmounted by a big broken pediment. The monument has been attributed to Maximilian Colt Sculptor 1575-1641 (51).

In 1635 Anthony Van Dyck Painter 1599-1641. Portrait of Christian Bruce Countess Devonshire -1675.

After 1627. Monument in the Church of St Leonard Church Apethorpe to John Leigh -1627. Descended from the Leigh family of Addington. Grateful for further information as to his descent; email@twentytrees.co.uk.

Black marble panel flanked by Ionic columns supporting a frieze enriched with fruit and flowers, and an inverted broken pediment on which rest a reclining figure and a cartouche of arms of Leigh quartered with others

Broken Segmental Pediment

On 03 Sep 1634 Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634 (82) died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall. Simple sarcophagus on pedestal with lying effigy. Pair of flanking Tuscan columns supporting a full entablature with putti on frieze and broken segmental pediment. Carved and painted achievement in and above tympanum flanked by four reclining figures of the Virtues on pediment extrados.

Above. Quarterly of eight: Coke, Crispin, Folkard, Sparham, Nerford, Yarmouth, Knightley and Pawe. The crest is broken. Farrer says it was: On a chapeau Azure, turned up Ermine, an ostrich Argent, holding in its mouth a horseshoe Or. The motto reads Prudens qui Patiens.

The effigy was carved by John Hargrave, the rest of the memorial was made by Nicholas Stone Sculptor 1587-1647 (47).

Below the effigy are three shields. Left Coke implaling Paston. His first wife Bridget Paston -1598. Middle Coke. Right Coke impaling Cecil; his second wife Elizabeth Cecil Countess Berkshire 1596-1672 (38).

Before 1634 Gilbert Jackson Painter 1595-1648. Portrait of Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634. 1593. Unknown Painter. Portrait of Edward Coke Lord Chief Justice 1552-1634.

After 1658. Monument to Nicholas Breton and his wife Elizabeth in All Saints Church Norton. Busts of each and framed by composite columns supporting broken segmental pediment.

After 1713. St Andrew's Church Denton. Monument to Richard Welby -1713. Sculpted by Thomas Green of Camberwell 1659-1730. The fully wigged standing life sized figure of the deceased stands in an arched surround flanked by fluted Pilasters with acanthus scrolls and broken segmental pediment contaning a cherub and putti leaning down from heaven holding a metal coronet, surmounted by an achievement. Beneath is he inscription panel and to either side putti holding memento mori, and mourning, one with tears.

The inscription reads:

M.S.

Here are deposited the Remains of

RICHARD WELBY of Denton Esqr

Lord of the Mannours of Welby Streglethorp Saperton and

Swinsted and High Sheriff of the County of Lincoln 1705

A Gentleman of an ancient & Virtuous Family, a good Christian

a Loyal Subject, a true lover of the Church

a sincere Respector of its Clergy and

a daily Frequentor of its Worship

In His private Character, Modest, Humble and Courteous

of great Probity and universal Charity

The Poor lost in him a liberal and silent Benefactor

his Tenants, a forbearing Landlord;

his Servants, a kind and prudent master;

his Relations, an invaluable Friend;

his Children, a most indulgent Father and

his Mournfull Wife ye Best of Husbands.

He marry'd MARY Daughter & Sole Heiress of JOHN TOWERS of

the Isle of Ely Esqr, by whom he had Issue;

MARY Interred here, SELINA, WILLIAM and JOHN twins, ELEANOR & RICHARD

After a tedious Sickness, which he bore with exemplary patience

and resignation, he dyed on Easter day 1713

In hopes of a Joyfull Resurrection; & lament his loss

the Righteous shall be had in everlasting Remembrance

MARY his once happy Wife now Sorrowfull Relict

??????? her own Affection

Erected this Monument Dec 10 1714.

MARY WELBY

Ob June 8 1759

Ae 74

Dentilated Pediment

After 26 Jul 1723. Church of St Michael and All Angels Edenham. Monument to Robert Bertie 1st Duke Ancaster and Kesteven 1660-1723 sculpted by Peter Scheemakers 1691-1781 and Henry Cheere 1st Baronet 1703-1781. A Classical Period with Corinthian Capitals supporting open dentilated pediment with garland, urns and putti. Before the Aedicule a rounded Pedestal supports a marble image of the deceased attired as a Roman General.

On 20 Apr 1759 Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759 (61) died. On 31 Aug 1753 Edward Coke 1719-1753 (34) died. Monument in Church of St Mary the Virgin Tittleshall commissioned by wife and mother Margaret Tufton Countess Leicester 1700-1778 (58). Erected in 1760. Sculpted by Charles Atkinson Sculptor. Gadrooned sarcophagus on pedestal with a carved and painted achievement above surrounded by extravagant mantling. Flanked by pair of composite columns supporting a dentilated pediment. Carved bust figures to the sides of the Earl and Countess by Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762 (56).

1815. Ramsay Richard Reinagle Painter 1775-1862. Portrait of Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759. In 1774 Pompeo Batoni Painter 1708-1787. Portrait of Thomas William Coke 1st Earl of Leicester 1697-1759. In 1751 Andrea Soldi Painter 1703-1771. Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762. In 1762 Adrien Carpentiers Painter 1713-1778. Portrait of Louis Francois Roubiliac Sculptor 1702-1762.

Scrolled Pediment

On 14 Jan 1657 John Dutton 1594-1657 (62) died. He was buried in Church of Saint Mary Magdalene Sherborne. Sculpted by Thomas Burman Sculptor 1618-1674 (39). A shrouded upright effigy in white marble within a round-headed niche flanked by black marble columns with Corinthian Capitals and scrolled pediment with the Sherborne arms at the centre, above. Inscription plaques either side. Inscription to John Dutton below.

After 1708. All Saints Church Maiden Bradley. Monument to Edward Seymour 4th Baronet Seymour 1633-1708. Sculpted by John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770; white marble reclining figure in front of tablet with pediment with cherubs, scrolled pediment with arms over. Powdered Wig. Heeled Shoes. Buckled Shoes.

In 1753 Andrea Soldi Painter 1703-1771. Portrait of John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770. In 1728 John Vanderbank Painter 1694-1739. Portrait of John Michael Rysbrack 1694-1770.

Segmental Pediment

Around 1578. Church of the Holy Trinity Bosbury. Monument to Richard Harford died 1578.

Large recessed wall Elizabethan Period monument commemorating Richard Harford died 1578, his wife Martha and Anthony Harford, attributed improbably to John Guldo of Hereford Sculptor, caryatid-type figures possibly Adam and Eve flank central semi-circular headed arched recess with segmental pediment. Two recumbent effigies, male and female in civil costume on sarcophagus supported by two grotesque animals, the whole enriched with foliage and flock motifs and rather more primitive in style than John Harford memorial on opposite wall.

After 29 Apr 1714. St Michael's Church Stowe Nine Churches. Monument to Thomas Turner 1645-1714. Sculpted by Thomas Stayner Sculptor 1665-1733. Baldachin. Drapery. Baroque. The figure on the left is Faith who holds a model of a circular church. The figure on the right is Thomas Turner 1645-1714. Segmental Pediment. Moulded Cornice.