100 Objects 24: Inscribed daisy wheel. St Petrock’s Church

How many of you have noticed this “daisy wheel” inscribed into a column in St Petrock’s church? There’s also an incomplete version just above it and they would have been drawn using a compass. Daisy wheels are found fairly often in older buildings, usually near doors or windows, and it is believed that originally they were put there to turn back evil, hence they are are also called witching symbols.

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