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St Philip the Apostle
detail from Ascension with St Anne, St Agnes, St Edward the Confessor and St Philip
Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in WalesLower right-hand panel of the window.
1952Five-light window with two small rose lights and one large rose light above: the small left rose light contains the Llandaff diocesan coat of arms, whilst the right contains a shield with the emblem of St Margaret (a dragon with a cross lodged in its throat). The large rose light depicts Christ in majesty seated on a rainbow amidst eight rosettes containing ecclesiastical symbols, including the four symbols of the evangelists.
firm/studio: Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) Ltd.Church of St Margaret, Roath, Cardiffeast wall of the chancelThe window replaces a former window damaged during the Second World War. The cowled monk of James Powell & Sons (Whitefriars) is shown in the lower right-hand corner of the window, below St Philip.
St Anne, St Agnes, St Edward the Confessor and St Philip were the patron saints of the daughter churches of the parish of Roath in 1952.
Record added by Martin Crampin, Additional contribution by John Morgan-Guy. Last updated on 13-12-2011
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- 'Majestas Domini': Christ in mandorla seated on a rainbow or sphere
- Anna, mother of Mary; possible attributes: book, Christ-child, lily, Virgin Mary
- Christ ascends into heaven; apostles (and Mary) beneath [Acts 1:9-11; Luke 24:50-51]
- Christ enthroned - eg 'Christus Rex', as judge [Revelation 4:2-3]
- Edward the Confessor (1003x5-1066)
- the apostle Philip; possible attributes: book, cross, dish with snake, lance, scroll, stone, sword
- the four symbols of the evangelists, 'the apocalyptic beasts' [Revelation 4:6-8]
- the virgin martyr Agnes of Rome; possible attributes: lamb, ring
Diane A. Walker, A Guide to the Parish Church of St Margaret, Roath (Cardiff: c. 1990), p. 15.References
John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 300.
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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011. (with a contribution by John Morgan-Guy)View this object on the Imaging the Bible in Wales database
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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales