Censer cover

Photo: Surrey County Council CC BY SA2.0
Object type: Censer
Period: Medieval
Primary material: Copper alloy
Date found: 31/03/2021
Location: Guildford, Surrey


A c11th-12th century censer cover in the form of a church tower. It would have covered a bowl, filled with incense. Very few of this style of architectural censer cover are known and it is a find of Regional Importance.