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Photo of Hailes Church

Above Window on South Wall of Chancel: Basilisk and Griffin

Above a window on the south wall of the chancel: a basilisk (whose stare was deadly) and a griffin (left), separated by a bare fruit tree. These are creatures from the medieval bestiary, which symbolized moral lessons. Related pages:

Photo © Holly Hayes.