Egerton windows

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Reference WMO/264482

Address:

St Michael & All Angels Church

Lansdowne Drive

Cheriton

England

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Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Stained glass window
Materials:
  • Glass Stained Glass
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: "In the south and north aisles are four stained glass windows. Each depicts a nephew of Mrs Mary Augusta Phipps Egerton, killed in battle in WWI. Each window depicts one of the knightly virtues of Duty, Courage, Loyalty and Honour and the face of one of these young men. They are beautiful and very moving. Around each figure are included scenes from the bible and the Arthurian legend and most touchingly badges of their schools and regiments." Hampshire History The stained glass in the 4 stone windows in the North & South aisle walls was installed by Mrs Mary Auguste Phipps Egerton in memory of four nephews killed in the first World War. They depict the knightly virtues with figures of Duty, Courage, Loyalty and Honour each being the face of one of the nephews. accompanying the figures are scenes from the Bible, the Saints and the legendsof King Arthur with the badges f their schools & regiments. The corbels on the exterior carry the names of the battles in which thery laid down their lives.
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