Illustrated Dictionary of British Churches - Hunky Punk Definition

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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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