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Four-light window with standing figures of (left to right) Dyfrig (Dubricius), Michael, George and Cadog (Cadoc). Dyfrig and Cadog hold elaborate crosiers and books, Michael and George both stand with swords over their defeated dragons. Both Welsh saints are mitred, with Dyfrig styled as bishop (eps Llandav) and Cadog as abbot (Abbas).

size: 40 cm (width of each light) [approx]
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of St Cadoc, Llangattock-Vibon-Avel, Monmouthshire
south wall of the south transept (window number: sIII)

The figures are attributed to Kempe's designer John Carter by Adrian Barlow, contrasting with the west window using cartoons by Wyndham Hope Hughes.

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 14-08-2020


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John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 308.

Philip Collins, The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass in the UK and Ireland (Kempe Trust, 2000), p. 187.

Adrian Barlow, Espying Heaven: The Stained Glass of Charles Eamer Kempe and his Artists (Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2019), p. 102.

Adrian Barlow, Kempe: The Life, Art and Legacy of Charles Eamer Kempe (Cambridge: Lutterworth Press, 2018), p. 70.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2020. (accessed 25 April 2024)

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