Tracery lights
detail from The Crucifixion

  Tracery lights    detail from    The Crucifixion

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

Agnus Dei surrounded by angels, and two male heads.

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1870 and 1875

Five-light window with the Crucified Christ in front of a mandorla. Mary Magdalene at his feet, Mary and John, Longinus and other disciples/followers in attendance.

technique: stained glass

firm/studio: Bell & Almond

Church of St Peter, Lampeter, Ceredigion
east wall of the chancel

The glass in the upper, and perhaps the lower, parts of the window were installed in 1870 in time for the opening of the church, and were executed by Bell & Almond. The pictorial scenes were added in 1875, probably also by the firm. If so, this represents the largest known work by the partnership in Wales.




 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin and John Hammond, Stained Glass at the Church of St Peter, Lampeter (Aberystwyth: Sulien, 2017), pp. 8-10.

References

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 116.

Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion (London: Yale University Press, 2006), p. 480.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 222.




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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales


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