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St Stephen and St Peter

  St Stephen and St Peter

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1870

Two-light window with standing figures, above scenes of the stoning of Stephen and an angel leading Peter from prison. An angel is found in the upper tracery light.

size: 56 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co.
designer: William Morris
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
designer: Ford Madox Brown

Church of St Llwchaiarn, Llanllwchaiarn, Newtown, Powys
south wall of the nave

The same figure of Stephen, designed by Edward Burne-Jones, is included in one of the windows by the firm at Llandaff Cathedral, as well as several other churches (first used at Bradford Cathedral in 1864). The scene below is also to the design of Burne-Jones. The figure of Peter is by William Morris, while the scene below is by Ford Madox Brown, and is the only surviving version of this design.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 14-05-2014


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St Stephen: St Stephen and St PeterSt Peter: St Stephen and St PeterThe Stoning of Stephen: St Stephen and St PeterPeter's Liberation from Prison: St Stephen and St PeterAngel: St Stephen and St Peter

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 122.

Albert Charles Sewter, The Stained Glass of William Morris and his Circle (New Haven; London: Yale University Press, 1974), plates 320 and 321.

H. N. Oliver, Llanllwchaiarn Church and Parish (2001), pp. 65–6.


Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 178.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2014. (accessed 24 February 2018)

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  St Stephen and St Peter

Photo © Martin Crampin

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