Brass Rubbing at the Westgate
The Westgate Museum houses a small collection of replica Hampshire medieval church brasses.
After seeing the originals, you can have a go at making your own brass rubbing to take away as a souvenir of your visit.
You will be given an information sheet which will tell you all about the brass you have rubbed, and translate any inscription.
|Trinity brass, abt. 1500||£1
|Child brass showing two sons, abt. 1500||£1|
|The original Trinity and child brasses are on display in the Westgate John Brocas - medieval knight, Sherborne St John, 1492||£2|
|St Christopher brass, Weeke, Winchester, abt. 1498||£2|
|Civilian brass from Kings Somborne, abt. 1380||£2
|John Bedell, Mayor of Winchester , 1498||£3|
|John Wyllyngale, Fellow of Winchester College, 1432||£3|
|John Morys, Warden of Winchester College, 1413||£4|
The fee includes the cost of materials.
Group/educational group bookings
£2.00 per student
Group visits must be pre-booked.
Students are normally able to make their own small brass rubbing, and also, with their friends, make larger brass rubbings for a school display. Numbers are limited to 16-18 students in each brass rubbing session. Cheques should be made payable to Winchester City Council.