Sir Galahad

  Sir Galahad

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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about 1930
Two-light window. The Red Cross knight holding his sword kneels before a decked altar with a crucifix between candles. The setting is seemingly an outdoor one under a thatched canopy, while an angel hovers over him with a chalice.

technique: stained glass

artist: A. J. Davies

Church of St Margaret, Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taff
north wall of the nave

Signed A.J. Davies. Fecit Bromsgrove. Worcs.

Given in memory of Colonel M. Morgan (1864-1930) of the Fifth Welsh Regiment (1912-15), who served for forty years as the vicar's warden.

The window is among a number by A.J. Davies alluding to the quest for the Holy Grail.


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Further reading

The Parish of Mountain Ash: An Illustrated Guide (c. 1990 (second edition)), p. 22.


Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), p. 197.

John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Glamorgan (London/Cardiff: 1995), p. 452.

Roy Albutt, The Stained Glass Windows of A J Davies of the Bromsgrove Guild Worcestershire (Pershore: 2005), p. 104.

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  Sir Galahad

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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