Chancel Windows - All Saints, Brixworth

walwyn Thu, 10/27/2011 - 23:57
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Burliston Grylls - Stained glass


The two windows in the north wall of the chancel in the Saxon church of All Saints, Brixworth are by Burlison & Grylls, dated 1913 and 1915, they are from the first quarter of the 20th century.


The window above contains bible scenes consisting of "Raising the Window's Son" in the left panel Luke 7:14. The centre panel has the nativity with shepherds in the field behind the crib Luke 2:15, the lower central panel depicts St Luke. In the right hand panel is the scene of St Peter raising the lame man outside the temple Acts 3:6. In the tracery are angels, the banner inscription is from Luke 2:14 "Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace to men".


Burliston Grylls - Stained glass


The other window is dated 1915, the left hand panel shows the founding of the church in 680 AD, with St Chad in the background whilst the abbot of Peterborough Cuthbald holds the plan of the church in the foreground. The top central panel shows the Disciples receiving the Holy Spirit, whilst the lower panel shows Doubting Thomas. In the right hand panel King Richard II is confirming the charter which granted the advowson of Brixworth to Salisbury Cathedral.