- Gordon Campbell
Set of English medieval tiles. In 1852 excavators at the ruined Benedictine Abbey of St Peter in Chertsey, Surrey, discovered fragments of a large 13th-century tiled pavement. The designs portray scenes from the medieval romances of ‘Sir Tristrem’ and ‘Richard, Coeur de Lion’; these tiles, which are the finest example of medieval pavement art in England, are now in the British Museum. In ...