Gothic Bat - Medieval Misericord Church Carving - Ludlow Gift

Ludlow Bat


Taken from the beautiful and ornate carvings that can be found upon the misericords within the choir stalls of St. Laurence’s Church of Ludlow. This hand crafted reproduction has been produced from a mould taken directly from the original medieval carving and which captures all the fine detail applied by the master craftsmen that carved these during the middle ages, representing a true piece of English history and heritage.

Product Description

The Ludlow Bat / Welsh Dragon.

This one of our unique and exclusive hand crafted Medieval reproduction carvings. This is a cast replica produced from a mould taken directly from the original carving found within St. Luarance’s Church of Ludlow,

England. Oakapple Designs Ltd are the only company in the UK with permission to take moulds from original medieval carvings from within the Cathedrals of Britain and to then reproduce them for sale. These reproductions are cast from a resin composite and then stained to give the product all the fine detail, feel and authenticity of the original carving.



This is a magnificent reproduction of a Bat taken from one of the support carvings on the Misericords found within St. Laurence’s Church of Ludlow. The bat is carved in typical medieval style depicting it as more of a mythical creature or even in some opinion a welsh Dragon, Ludlow being on the Welsh/English borders. Originally carved in the 15 th Century c1433 -1470 when over this period major redevelopment took place at the Church and most of the Misericords were carved. This Bat is in truly remarkable condition, virtually as good if not better than the day it was originally carved. This reproduction captures the beautiful colour tones and fine detail applied by the original craftsmen that carved this in the Middle Ages.

Fitted with a D-ring for hanging and a product label, the size is approx 7 inches wide




v This is great opportunity to purchase a true piece of England’s Rich cultural History.


v Our reproductions are so authentic, copied directly from the original carvings they include all the original cracks & chips from over centuries of use along with wood worm, wood grain and the makers tool marks. Beautifully colour stained and toned they are virtually indistinguishable from the originals.


v Our Exclusive & unique range of items make the most perfect & unusual gift for all occasions and one that shows a true thought in choosing from the sender.


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