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Green Man in Coughton Court, Warwickshire, England (photo Ashley Watson)

Green Beast (lion?) on a tomb in the church at Ampney Crucis, Gloucestershire, England (photo Rex Harris)

Green Man in St. Botolph’s Church, Boston Lincolnshire, England (photo Chris Metcalfe)

Green Men carved in wood in St. Mary’s Church, Beverley, Yorkshire, England (photos John W. Schulze)

Green Man in Chester Cathedral, Cheshire, England (photo Sean Breadin)

Pembroke Street Green Man, photo by Tina Negus

A Green Man with acorns in King’s College Chapel, Cambridge, England (photo Tina Negus)

A Victorian Green Man in the church at Manthorpe, Lincolnshire, England (photo Tina Negus)

A serene Green Man (Woman?) in the vestibule of York Minster, England (photo Tina Negus)

Found in many cultures from many ages around the world, the Green Man is often related to natural vegetative deities. It is primarily interpreted as a symbol of rebirth, representing the cycle of growth each spring. Some[1][2] speculate that the mythology of the Green Man developed independently in the traditions of separate ancient cultures and evolved into the wide variety of examples found throughout history.....

There are 4 carvings on this cupboard door at Stanton in the Cotswolds. Two are Green men in profile; two are Green animals.