Church of St Giles, Wrexham

formerly in: Denbighshire


N.B.Position of marker is approximate and does not necessarily show the exact location of the site.

Site OS Grid Ref: SJ335501
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Church (Anglican)
Large medieval church with a richly carved tower mainly of the later fifteenth century. Restored by Benjamin Ferrey in 1866-7, with refurbishment of the chancel by T.G. Jackson in 1914 and 1918-9.

CPAT Historic Churches Survey

People associated with this site
   as architect: Benjamin Ferrey
   as architect: Thomas Graham Jackson


Artworks at this site:
  Tree of Jesse and Saints Tree of Jesse and Saints
firm/studio: James Powell & Sons
1914
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
east wall of the chancel
  Scenes from the Life of Christ Scenes from the Life of Christ
artist: David Evans
1841
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the chancel
  Scenes from the Life of Christ with the Four Evangelists Scenes from the Life of Christ with the Four Evangelists
designer: Thomas Graham Jackson
1914
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
sanctuary apse
  The Virgin Mary with Mary of Bethany and Mary Magdalene The Virgin Mary with Mary of Bethany and Mary Magdalene
firm/studio: James Powell & Sons
1911
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle
  Characters from the Bible Characters from the Bible
firm/studio: Morris & Co.
designer: Edward Coley Burne-Jones
1910
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle
  Christ as the Good Shepherd, the Redeemer, the Light of the World and as King Christ as the Good Shepherd, the Redeemer, the Light of the World and as King
firm/studio: James Powell & Sons
1913
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle
  The Good Samaritan The Good Samaritan
about 1898
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
north wall of the north aisle
  Christ Teaching by the Lakeside Christ Teaching by the Lakeside
firm/studio: Gateshead Stained Glass Company
designer: James Eadie-Reid
about 1903
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
east wall of the north aisle
  Agnus Dei with the Twelve Apostles Agnus Dei with the Twelve Apostles
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
east wall of the north aisle
  Acts of Mercy Acts of Mercy
firm/studio: Alexander Gibbs
about 1866
Church of St Giles, Wrexham
south wall of the south aisle



Other sites at Wrexham, Denbighshire
Cathedral Church of Our Lady of Sorrows
Church of All Saints
Church of St John the Baptist

View this site on the Stained Glass in Wales Catalogue


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