The Crucifixion

  The Crucifixion

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Five-light window of the Crucifixion between two thieves, with many figures below.

technique: stained glass
size: 285 cm (width of whole)
designer: Henry Holiday

Church of St Matthew, Buckley, Flintshire
east window of the chancel

Text: 'All they that see me laugh to scorn. They pierced my hands and feet. I if I be lifted up will draw all men unto me. They part my garments among them. And cast lots upon my vesture' (Psalms 22:7, 16,18).

To the glory of God and in memory of Henry Powell Foulkes Archdeacon of this parish 1840-1857 dedicated in 1901.

An excellent example of the work of Henry Holiday, whose work is found elsewhere in the church.


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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 172.

J. Clifford Jones, Buckley Parish Church 1822-1972 (Buckley: Buckley St Matthew's Churchwardens and Parochial Church Council, 1974), p. 41.


Malcolm Seaborne, Victorian and Later Stained Glass Windows in Flintshire Churches (Mold: 1996), p. 11.

View this object on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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