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Stained Glass Window - St Peter - Empingham, Rutland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 39.934 W 000° 35.748
30U E 662578 N 5837780
Quick Description: Stained glass window in the south aisle of St Peter's church, Empingham.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/7/2019 1:08:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM10H1W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
"St Peter is open and welcoming. Under an arch in the north transept there is a tomb with a carved cross on it. It is thought that this might be the final resting place of Stephen Of Sutton who ordered that he be buried in the church in 1280. There are a few wall paintings in evidence here, including one of the Virgin Mary in the south transept. There is also a repeated five leaf floral like pattern painted on to the walls in the south transept, very similar to that seen at nearby Great Casterton.
Looking up, there are carved figures of angels set in to the roof. Stained glass in the south aisle includes a representation of Simeon holding the infant Jesus[,with Mary and Anna nearby]."

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Type of building where window is located: Church

Address:
St Peter
Church Street
Empingham, Rutland England
LE15 8PN


Days of Operation: Daytime

Hours of Operation: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Admission Charge: Not Listed

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