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The Last Judgement with Acts of Mercy

  The Last Judgement with Acts of Mercy

Photo © Martin Crampin

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about 1830

Three-light window with scenes in roundels with texts.

size: 65 cm (width of each light) [approx]
artist: Charles Clutterbuck

Church of St Digain, Llangernyw, Conwy
east wall of the chancel

Mostyn Lewis points out that the window was commissioned no later than 1830, as the patrons, the daughters of Howel Lloyd, left Llangernyw at this date. It is therefore the earliest known window by the artist, and also considerably pre-dates the restoration of the church in about 1849.

The window was recently releaded and conserved by Barry Brady of Meridian Stained Glass.


The window is a detailed interpretation of the parable of the sheep and goats from Matthew 25:35-45.



 
Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 13-03-2013

 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 76-7.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 64-5.


 

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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2013.
http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/4235 (accessed 12 August 2020)



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  The Last Judgement with Acts of Mercy

Photo © Martin Crampin



 
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