Checkerboard pattern wall painting in chancel


Churches Conservation Trust

Churches Conservation Trust
London, United Kingdom

The panels of this wall are covered with a checkerboard pattern, giving the impression of tapestries covering a stone wall. Almost the entire chancel – where the choir and people giving the church service would sit – is covered in these paintings.


  • Title: Checkerboard pattern wall painting in chancel
  • Date Created: 1201-1301
  • Location: St Michael's, Michaelchurch, Herefordshire
  • Location Created: Michaelchurch
  • Type: Wall Painting
  • Rights: ©The CCT
  • External Link: St Michael's, Michaelchurch, Herefordshire
  • Medium: Painting
  • Photographer: The CCT
  • Commissioned by: Churches Conservation Trust

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