World War I Memorial Window

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Reference WMO199806

Address:

St Paul's Church

Paget Street

Grangetown

Cardiff

CF11 7LA

Wales

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Status: On original site
Type: Other
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Lettering: Leaded
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Church of St Paul the Apostle, Grangetown, CardiffWorld War I Memorial Window (East wall of chancel) Stained glass in E (war memorial) window; main theme is crucifixion, with, at base of window, panels of trench scene, artillery, seaplane, merchant ship; by Burlison & Grylls, 1920. (http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/wa-13770-parish-church-of-st-paul-grangetown) The Crucifixion with Virgin Mary, St John and St Mary Magdalene, and Welsh Saints - Burlison & Grylls, 1920 Five-light window depicting the crucifixion with Asaph, Dubricius, David and Deiniol in the outer lights. Standing figure of Christ in Majesty above between angels. Scenes from the First World War beneath, either side of angels holding the inscription. Military badges in the tracery lights. Angels hold the text behind the figure of Christ: 'Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.' (John 15:13) Given in memory of those who died in the First World War. (http://stainedglass.llgc.org.uk/object/1631) The church is to be converted into block of flats but retaining church and window. (News item 23 Aug 2017)
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