Chester Cathedral

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Source: Emil Werz

The peculiar and mysterious architectural ornament of the Three Hares also occurs in churches including floor tiles at Chester Cathedral. The three hares is a circular motif appearing in sacred sites from the Middle and Far East to the churches of Devon, England (as the "Tinners' Rabbits"), and historical synagogues in Europe. It is used as an architectural ornament, a religious symbol, and in other modern works of art or a logo for adornment (including tattoos), jewelry and a coat of arms on an escutcheon. It is viewed as a puzzle, a topology problem or a visual challenge, and has been rendered as sculpture, drawing, and painting.

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Cheshire West and Chester
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