A view of the north west window in St Mary's Church, with stained glass of Christ with the Five Holy Wounds and a panel depicting the Sacrament of Holy Orders

Date:
1930-1954
Location:
St Mary's Church, Melbury Bubb, West Dorset, Dorset
Reference:
AA54/04476
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

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Description

The stained glass in St Mary's Church is from the late 15th century. This window, nV, depicts the head of Christ in the upper light with four lights depicting the Wise and Foolish Virgins. Below, in the main panels, is the figure of Christ in the centre displaying the Five Holy Wounds. Originally this was surrounded by the Seven Sacraments, only a panel of the Sacrament of Holy Orders exists.

Content

This is part of the Series: LTC01/01 Lady Trenchard Cox: Series of Negatives; within the Collection: LTC01 Lady Trenchard Cox Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cox, Mary Desiree

Keywords

Stained Glass, Window, Medieval Parish Church, Religion