Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches

History and Architecture

Hunky Punk

Hunky Punk is a local term used in areas of Somerset to refer to carved grotesques used as an ornamental feature on towers and exterior friezes of churches. For more information see grotesque.

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Isle Abbotts, Somerset

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This naturalist sailed with Captain Cook 1768-71) and his collections are preserved in the british Museum



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This king of England died in exile in France in 1701



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