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The sanctuary windows comprise five three-light windows with standing figures. The figures, from left to right, are Noah, Abraham with Isaac, Moses, Isaiah, David, John the Baptist, Christ flanked by Mary and John, Mary Magdalene, Peter, Stephen, and the Welsh saints Llure, David and Afan. The windows also include family heraldry and inscriptions below, and the instruments of the Passion above. Noah stands holding the ark, with a dove; Abraham holds a knife, with Isaac at his side, holding firewood in the form of a cross; while Moses holds a rod and the Ten Commandments. Family heraldry below, with inscription surrounded by vine decoration, and shields above with the thirty pieces of silver, and lance and sponge.

technique: stained glass
size: 35 cm (width of each light)
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe

Church of All Saints, Newbridge-on-Wye
north wall of the sanctuary apse

The uppermost light has a roundel with the wheatsheaf, the mark of the artist C.E. Kempe.

The inscription records the gift of the window by Susan Catherine Venables, in memory of her husband Joseph Henry Venables (1813–1866).


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Noah, Abraham and MosesNoah: Noah, Abraham and MosesAbraham and Isaac: Noah, Abraham and MosesTracery Lights: Noah, Abraham and MosesFigures from the Bible and Saints

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  Isaiah, David and John the Baptist    from    Figures from the Bible and Saints   Christ with the Virgin Mary and St John    from    Figures from the Bible and Saints   St Mary Magdalene, St Peter and St Stephen    from    Figures from the Bible and Saints   St Llyr, St David and St Afan    from    Figures from the Bible and Saints

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 134.

Robert Scourfield and Richard Haslam, The Buildings of Wales: Powys (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2013), p. 378.

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Photo © Martin Crampin

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