Stained Glass Windows - St John the Baptist - Harringworth,Northamptonshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 34.033 W 000° 38.932
30U E 659346 N 5826725
Quick Description: Stained glass windows and some medieval fragments in St John the Baptist's church, Harringworth.
Location: East Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 11/7/2019 12:45:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM11KKK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
Stained glass windows and some medieval fragments in St John the Baptist's church, Harringworth.

"Glass: in chancel, N. window, bird in roundel, 15th-century, and other fragments; 1st window on S., nimbed eagle and small head, 15th-century; in N. aisle, E. and N. windows, various small pieces, perhaps 18th-century; in S. aisle, roundels, perhaps 18th-century."

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The east window was erected as a war memorial to the fallen in WWI.
"Stained glass window having five main lights beneath eight smaller lights. Centre light depicts Christ on the Cross, with St Mary Magdalene kneeling at the foot of the Cross, behind which hangs a curtain of deep red; flanking the centre light are panels depicting the Virgin Mary and St John. At the foot of each of those three lights are Angels holding shields, the lamb the lily and the cup. The outer north light depicts St Gabriel with a lily and St John the Baptist; the outer south light depicts St Michael, holding the flaming sword & the balances, and St George slaying the dragon. The associated tablet, bearing the names of the fallen, has an engraved red cross top-centre, flanked on each side by an embossed rose, above the inscription."

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Type of building where window is located: Church

St. John the Baptist
Seaton Road
Harringworth, Northamptonshire England
NN17 3AF

Days of Operation: Daytime

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

Admission Charge: Not Listed

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