Archive for the tag 'Stained Glass'

…Christian stories in glass

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The Jesse window is one of the most splendid examples of 14th century stained glass in Europe. This great East Window shows the central story of the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus, surrounded by some earthly ancestors including Jesse, father of King David.*

*from a signboard in front of the window

10 Comments CherryPie on Sep 6th 2016

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6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 30th 2014

This is the place where prayers were offered for the soul of John Stanbury, Bishop of Hereford 1453 – 74.

14 Comments CherryPie on Jan 13th 2014

…The Percy Chantry

The Percy Chantry was built in the 15th-century and is the only part of the priory church to survive complete, although what we see today is the product of renovations. The Chantry has an intricate ceiling composed of intersecting ribs with 33 carved bosses.

19 Comments CherryPie on Nov 7th 2013

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