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Window: 01, East, Holy Cross, Hoggeston

Location in Church:
East
Type:
3 lights
Size (width x height):
5' 3" x 10' 11" or 1.60m x 3.32m
Subject(s):
Dove, Annunciation ~ Sun, Sun, Christ in Majesty, Good Shepherd, Crucifixion, Moon, Agony in garden, Archangel (possibly Sammael)
Date Made:
1949
Craftsman:
Sources for Dates & Craftsmen:
Buildings of England: Buckinghamshire, N Pevsner & E Williamson, 1994
Dedicated to:
Juliet Grace
Notes on Window:
Sir Ninian Comper was aged 85 when this window was made in 1949. The details on all the faces are rather faint, so the details are really invisible from the Nave.

 


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Tracery: Annunciation, Dove (at top), Archangel Gabriel (on left), and Virgin Mary (on right)
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3 main lights
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Top half of 3 main lights: Sun, and Christ in Majesty (on left), Crucifixion (in centre), Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane (on right)
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Lower half of 3 main lights: The Good Shepherd with inscription from Isaiah 40:11 (on left), Archangel (possibly Sammael) holding globe of night sky (on right)
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Centre light: Close up of Christ on the Cross.
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Base of window with inscription: "Dedicated in Memory of Juliet Grace on whose soul and all Christian souls may Jesu have mercy"
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Lower RH corner: Date in Comper's traditional Roman Numerals - mcmxlix (1949)
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