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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys

formerly in: Radnorshire


Diocese of Swansea & Brecon     (formerly: St Davids)

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Church (Anglican)

New church built 18656 on site of a medieval church, at the expense of Miss Mary Beatrice Phillips, sister of the squire, George Henry Phillips. Rood screen and figures post-1886. The Victorian interior includes a reredos with glass mosaic panels by Salviati and stained glass by Heaton, Butler & Bayne (chancel) and Clayton & Bell (west). Painting of 'Agony in the Garden' a copy of Antonio Corregio's work in the Duke of Wellington's collection at Apsley House. Tympanum over south door.

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Works at this site:
  The Crucifixion and the Resurrection The Crucifixion and the Resurrection
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
designer: probably Robert Turnill Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
east wall of the chancel (window number: I)
 I am the Light of the World I am the Light of the World
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
south wall of the chancel (window number: sII)
  The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
designer: Robert Turnill Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
chancel (window number: sIII)
 I am the Good Shepherd I am the Good Shepherd
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
designer: Robert Turnill Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
north wall of the chancel (window number: nII)
  Scenes from the Gospels with the Twelve Disciples Scenes from the Gospels with the Twelve Disciples
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell
about 1870
Church of St Mary the Virgin, Abbey Cwmhir, Powys
west wall (window number: wI)

N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SO05407131



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