St John the Evangelist

  St John the Evangelist

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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probably seventeenth century, reset in 1879
Silver stained roundel set in decorative glass. Standing figure of John holding a chalice, set in a landscape.

technique: stained glass
size: 20 cm (diameter) [approx]
reset by: Heaton, Butler & Bayne

Church of St Mary, Newport, Pembrokeshire
north wall of the chancel

Flemish glass of the later sixteenth or seventeenth century, reset here in 1879 by Heaton, Butler and Bayne. Provenance unknown. Together with the roundel of the musical angels, it is forms a memorial to John Morgan (d.1865), for 47 years Master of the Madam Bevan School in the parish.

Depicts John at the time of his exile on the isle of Patmos.


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Further reading

Painton Cowen, A Guide to Stained Glass in Britain (London: Michael Joseph, 1985), pp. 222-3.


Thomas Lloyd, Julian Orbach and Robert Scourfield, The Buildings of Wales: Pembrokeshire (New Haven/London: Yale University Press, 2004), p. 317.

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  St John the Evangelist

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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