The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John

Photo © Martin Crampin

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early sixteenth century, restored in 1877

Crucifixion scene at the centre of a five light-window. The figure of Christ hangs on the cross high above Mary and John at either side. Roundels depicting the instruments of the passion are at the top of the lights at each side.

technique: stained glass

restorer: J. Bell

Church of St Asaph and St Cyndeyrn, Llanasa, Flintshire
east wall of the south nave

Four figures formerly flanked the scene, and were moved to the east window of the north nave in 1877 and heavily restored in such a way as to make it difficult to discern how much glass is original.




 

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Further reading

Martin Crampin, Stained Glass from Welsh Churches (Talybont: Y Lolfa, 2014), pp. 8, 33.

Mostyn Lewis, Stained Glass in North Wales up to 1850 (Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1970), pp. 12, 52-3.

References

Edward Hubbard, The Buildings of Wales: Clwyd (Harmondsworth/Cardiff: Penguin/University of Wales Press, 1986), p. 383.

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), p. 220.




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Photo © Martin Crampin


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