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Medieval Fragments

  Medieval Fragments

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about 1460 and 1500

Two lights mounted in front of a two-light window composed of fragments.



Church of Corpus Christi, Tremeirchion, Denbighshire
south wall of the nave

A range of fragments which suggest a number of subjects. Most prominent is a female figure in the right-hand light, thought to be St Anne. The figure has been put forward as the mirror image of a depiction of St Anne at All Saints, York, in a scene where she is teaching Mary to read. The York window is dated 1440, and this fragment is probably later than this date. The similarity with the mid-fifteenth century work at Over Peover (Cheshire) is more certain.

Also present are bones from the foot of a crucifixion, a devil from either a doom scene or depiction of Michael, a wheel perhaps suggesting Catherine, fragments of the creed suggesting the presence of apostles, and angels.





 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-12-2011

 

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Further reading

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 93-4.

Penny Hebgin-Barnes, The Medieval Stained Glass of Cheshire (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), pp. clxi-iii.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 221.

References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 32–3.

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 448.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2011.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/2164 (accessed 20 July 2019)



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  Medieval Fragments

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