Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys

formerly in: Radnorshire


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

Site OS Grid Ref: SO053713
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Photo © Martin Crampin

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Church (Anglican)
New church built 1865-66 on site of medieval original, at the expense of Miss Mary Beatrice Phillips, sister of the squire, George Henry Phillips. Rood screen and figures post-1886. Reredos contains glass mosaic panels by Salviati. Victorian interior. Glass by Heaton & Butler (chancel) and Clayton & Bell (west). Painting of 'Agony in the Garden' a copy of Antonio Corregio's work in the Duke of Wellington's collection at Apsley House. Tympanum over south door.
CPAT Churches survey.

Artworks at this site:
  Scenes from the Gospels with the Twelve Disciples Scenes from the Gospels with the Twelve Disciples
firm/studio: Clayton & Bell
about 1870
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
west wall
 I am the Light of the World I am the Light of the World
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
south wall of the chancel
  The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden The Baptism of Christ and the Agony in the Garden
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
chancel
 I am the Good Shepherd I am the Good Shepherd
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
chancel
  The Crucifixion and the Resurrection The Crucifixion and the Resurrection
firm/studio: Heaton, Butler & Bayne
1866
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
east wall of the chancel
  The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John The Crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
chancel arch
  The Last Supper with the Agnus Dei and the Pelican in her Piety The Last Supper with the Agnus Dei and the Pelican in her Piety
firm/studio: Salviati & Co.
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
sanctuary
  The Ascension The Ascension
about 1866
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
tympanum over the south porch
 The Agony in the Garden The Agony in the Garden
artist (after): Correggio
Church of St Mary, Abbey-cwm-hir, Powys
north wall of the nave


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