Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea

formerly in: Glamorgan


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

Site OS Grid Ref: SS585986

Photo © Martin Crampin, Imaging the Bible in Wales

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Church (Roman Catholic)
Designed by the Swansea architect Robert Robinson and completed in 1967. The Church of the Blessed Sacrament is one of only three churches built in a similar style in the UK, the others being Liverpool's Metropolitan Cathedral and the Church of St Mary, Wigan, both much larger buildings.

Artworks at this site:
  Set of Windows Depicting the Birth of Christ and Noah's Ark Set of Windows Depicting the Birth of Christ and Noah's Ark
artist: John Petts
about 1977-1981
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north east wall (used as a Sunday School room)
  Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols Set of Windows with Eucharistic Symbols
artist: John Petts
1967
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south east wall, Blessed Sacrament Chapel
  Set of Windows Depicting Scenes from the Passion Set of Windows Depicting Scenes from the Passion
1980s or 1990s
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south wall stairs
  Set of Windows in the Baptistry Chapel Set of Windows in the Baptistry Chapel
artist: John Petts
1968
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north west wall
  Set of Windows Depicting the Creation Set of Windows Depicting the Creation
artist: Paul Quail
about 1984
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south west wall
  Set of Windows Depicting the Exodus Set of Windows Depicting the Exodus
artist: Paul Quail
about 1984
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north west wall
  Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary Set of Windows with Symbols of the Virgin Mary
artist: John Petts
1973
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north west wall
  Set of Windows Depicting Scenes from the Life of the Virgin Set of Windows Depicting Scenes from the Life of the Virgin
1980s or 1990s
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
north wall stairs
  Virgin and Child Virgin and Child
artist: John Petts
1972
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
Lady Chapel, north west wall
  The Last Supper The Last Supper
about 1970
Church of the Blessed Sacrament, Gorseinon, Swansea
south wall


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