Ludlow Hart Medieval Church Misericord Carving St. Laurence's Ludlow

The Ludlow Hart


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 Hart.

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.

The Ludlow Hart.

This has to be one of the finest reproductions we have in our collection taken from an original medieval carving found from within the Cathedrals and Churches of Great Britain. This is of a Hart at rest and taken from the main central carving on the Misericord with Dogs as the two supports.  The adult Hart is the symbol of Richard II and is one of the most popular misericord carvings in St. Laurence’s Church attracting many visitors from around the world each year. The carving is in very good condition for being almost six hundred years old and our reproduction captures all the fine detail and colour tone of the original and shows the remarkable skills of the craftsmen that carved this animal in the medieval period. This misericord was carved in the mid 15th century between 1433 – 1470 when work was carried out during a major rebuilding project to the church which saw an extended chancel and the height of the nave increased. The carving is in remarkable condition for being almost six hundred years old and the reproduction captures all the fine detail of the original.

Fitted with a D-ring for hanging and a product label, the size is approx 7 inches wide by 8 inches high.



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.


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