Dorchester Abbey, High Street, Dorchester, Oxfordshire

Dorchester Abbey, High Street, Dorchester, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 1945 - 1980 © Historic England Archive ref: AA98/05817

Dorchester Abbey was an important centre and housed a shrine to the Saxon St Birinus. The east window, seen here, combines stained glass with carved scenes from the life of Christ; the glass dates from circa 1300.

Location

Oxfordshire Dorchester

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

stained glass window religion faith christ Medieval (1066 - 1484)