Building

Building: combat

combat

Combat practice, 17th-century style
Saffron Walden pargeting of two men, one with sword and buckler (a small round shield), the other with a knobbly stave or cross-staff
Perhaps the round circle represents the arena or practice area
The design adorns an otherwise plain space beneath a gable end; because of adverse sun conditions the reproduction (and the editing) is not of the best standard

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