Brass rubbings of two brasses in St. Andrew, Chinnor, Oxfordshire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Brass rubbings of two brasses in St. Andrew, Chinnor, Oxfordshire, made by members of the Oxford University Archaeological Society:

  • floriated cross with the head of a priest in the centre, c 1320, published in Oxford Portfolio of Monumental Brasses, series II, part I, plate II.
  • Rubbing by Miss Nancy Briggs of Alex Chelsye, rector of Chinnor, 1388.

Administrative / Biographical History


Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Miss Nancy Briggs in Oct. 1952.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Geographical Names