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Window: 01, East, St Peter & Paul, Great Missenden

Location in Church:
East
Type:
5 lights
Size (width x height):
11' 6" x 15' 1" or 3.50m x 4.60m
Subject(s):
Angels & Scriptural texts
Date Made:
1850
Craftsman:
W Wailes, Maker
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
The Council for the Care of Churches
Dedicated to:
George Carrington of Missenden Abbey †July 8th 1862 More...
Notes on Window:
The base of the centre light is obscured by part of the Reredos.

 


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Window in situ
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Overall View of Glass
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5 main lights: Angel ribbons inscription:
'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord, even so says the Spirit, for they rest from their labours'
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Lights 2 to 4: Ribbon inscriptions: 'Blessed are the merciful', 'I am the resurrection and the Life', 'Blessed are the pure in heart'
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Light 3 (centre): Ribbon inscription: 'I am the resurrection and the life'
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Light 1: Angels holding ribbon
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Light 1: Angels holding ribbon (close up)
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Light 2: Angel with ribbon
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Light 4: Angel with ribbon
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Light 5: Angels with ribbon
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Light 5: Angels with ribbon (close up)
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Example of decoration at top of main lights
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Example of decoration at base of main lights
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Tracery with 10 angels playing Irish harps
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Tracery: Top tier of 4 angels, with rays from above
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Tracery: Lower tier, 2 angels on right
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Tracery: Examples of Wheel Motif which appears throughout the window
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Dedication Plaque below window
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