A memorial with a musical theme

 St Peter, Powick, Worcestershire
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The oldest parts of the building date back to the 12th century although evidence points to an original Norman church. Various construction activities followed over the following 300 years with the tower added during the early part of the 15th century. Extensive restoration and modifications were made in 1845, when the north and south doorways were blocked up, a south porch removed, an entrance made through the tower at the west end and the interior repaired and refitted with open seats. Further restoration work was undertaken in 1896–7.
The memorial to Mary Russell (1758 - 1786) by Thomas Scheemakers consisting of a semi-reclining female figure and a sarcophagus carved with mother and child and muscial instruments.

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