The Corbel and Grotesque Collection


     Photographic galleries of the fascinating corbels and grotesques of Romsey Abbey can be seen here by clicking onto either the green tabs above or by clicking onto any of the five illustrations below - the green line indicates which area the corbels are located at.


     Each gallery of photographs includes a plan with individual green buttons highlighting the various corbel tables.

     Clicking any of the green buttons on the plans will take you to a further gallery of photographs.

     Click any photograph to enlarge it and reveal any text.


     The five areas of the abbey highlighted in the illustrations below, contain a total of 375 corbels arranged in 56 groups


    You are invited to send any additional information about the corbels to webmaster Roy Romsey via

By doing so you will add a new dimension to the collection.

Romsey Abbey - UK

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Corbels at Romsey Abbey
Corbels at Romsey Abbey
Corbels at Romsey Abbey
Corbels at Romsey Abbey

Corbels -Lower South Level

Thanks are given for the help from David Johnson and for advise given by Frank Green, Michael Drury, Jeffery Higgins, Colin Moretti and members of the Romsey History Society.

Corbels at Romsey Abbey

 painting by Rex Trayhorne

Romsey Abbey corbels and grotesques history architecture

Site last updated 6th December 2019

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