SP1579 : Dedication stones for Solihull School Chapel

taken 25 years ago, near to Solihull, Great Britain

Dedication stones for Solihull School Chapel
Dedication stones for Solihull School Chapel
These Latin inscriptions record the dedication of the chapel and a subsequent thanksgiving service in the School's quatercentenary year 1960:

"Ad majorem Dei gloriam haec ędes Sanctę Marię Sanctęque Catherinę dedicata a Leonardo Episcopo consecrata est ante diem XI Kalendas Julias hujus scholę anno quadringentesino.

"MDLX DEO OMNIPOTENTI GRATIĘ REFERANTUR MCMLX.

"Coram Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent laudes Dei gratięque omnium qui hanc scholam amant sollemne sunt cantatę ante diem VI Kal[endas] Novembris hujus scholę anno quadringentesino."

Translation: "To the greater glory of God, this house dedicated to St Mary and St Katherine was consecrated by Bishop Leonard [Wilson of Birmingham] on 21st June in the four hundredth year of this school (see SP1579 : Consecration of Solihull School Chapel)

"1560-1960: LET THANKS BE RENDERED TO ALMIGHTY GOD.

"In the presence of HRH [Princess Marina] The Duchess of Kent, the praises of God and the thanks of all who love this school were solemnly sung on 27th October in this school's four hundredth year."
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 May, 1992   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010
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Foundation stone   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 158 796 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.8557N 1:46.1126W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 158 796
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