The doorway of Malmesbury Church has eight arches, recessed one within the other.
On the south wall are the recessed tombs of four of their younger sons.
Their round, dark eyes, deeply recessed, were caverns of despair.
Then there is the recessed altar-tomb of his son, also John, who died in 1585.
Each side of each rail is grooved 1/8 in, to allow the leg to be recessed.