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Scenes from the Life of Christ

  Scenes from the Life of Christ

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Three-light window with nine scenes. From left to right, ascending: the adoration of the shepherds; Christ in the temple; the adoration of the Magi; Christ baptised by John the Baptist; Crucifixion with Mary, John and Mary Magdalene; the Last Supper; Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane; the Ascension; Christ being led away to be crucified.

firm/studio: William Holland

Church of St Collen, Llangollen, Denbighshire
east wall of north aisle

Attributed to Rowland of Warwick by several sources, probably following D.R. Thomas in his History of the Diocese of St Asaph.

Given by Mary Hughes in memory of Margaret Jones and Richard Griffith Parry (died 1848).

Record added by Martin Crampin. Last updated on 26-11-2012


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Further reading

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), p. 65-6.

Garson Ffoulkes-Jones, Saint Collen's Parish Church Llangollen, North Wales (Llangollen: 1980), p. 8.


Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 106.

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 220.


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Martin Crampin (ed.), Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue, University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies, Aberystwyth, 2012. (accessed 16 October 2021)

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Photo © Martin Crampin

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