The Adoration of the Shepherds

  The Adoration of the Shepherds

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Three-light window depicting the Virgin and Child being adored by the shepherds and angels overhead. Scenes from the youth of Christ in roundels in the lower panels.

technique: stained glass
size: 190 cm (width) [approx]
firm/studio: C.E. Kempe & Co Ltd

Church of St John the Baptist, Newport
north wall of the north aisle

Signed with the tower and wheatsheaf.

Given in memory of Sister Selina CSJB Foundress and First Superior of the Mission House of St John the Baptist's Children's Home 1877-1915 and also the assistance of Sister Eusejan CSJB. Dedicated on June 23rd 1916 by Canon Dawson of Chislehurst, a former Chaplain of the Sisters. The window was the gift of the congregation and friends.


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Further reading

Donald Curtis, The Stained Glass of the parish church of St. John the Baptist, Newport, Monmouthshire (1957), p.9-10.


John Newman, The Buildings of Wales: Gwent/Monmouthshire (London/Cardiff: 2000), p. 429.

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Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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