In 'Church Woodcarvings: A West Country Study', JCD Smith says that some of the misericords (carved wooden rests that folded away, for clergy to lean against during long services) that were originally in the Priory are thought to now be in the nearby church at Worle. They are beautifully carved and one shows a shield bearing the initials PRS, which probably stands for Prior Richard Sprynge who was prior of both Woodspring and Worle in 1443.
|A carved figure holds a heraldic shield by a doorway into the garden|
|Corbels and Gargoyles run along a garden wall|
|The remains of a circular staircase can still be seen in the wall of the Infirmary|
There are some interesting decorative woodcarvings inside the Priory, although I don't know if they were originally part of the Tudor house or not: