SP1579 : Heraldic display on the school chapel

taken 4 years ago, near to Solihull, Great Britain

Heraldic display on the school chapel
Heraldic display on the school chapel
Above the great south window of SP1579 : The Chapel of St Mary and St Katherine, Solihull School appear, from left to right, the arms or badges of: (1) the archiepiscopal See of Canterbury with the Primatial double cross (representing St Alphege, the Archbishop martyred in 1012, patron of Solihull parish and proto-patron of the chapel) (2) the Borough of Solihull; (3) the episcopal See of Birmingham, with the bishop's mitre as crest; (4) the School badge - see SP1579 : Badge of Solihull School - and lastly (5) the wheel of St Katherine of Alexandria with the lilies of the Blessed Virgin Mary, co-patrons of the Chapel (the wheel is based on the arms of St Catharine's College Cambridge, alma mater of Brigadier Harry Butler Hitchens OBE who was Headmaster in the quatercentenary year when the Chapel was dedicated).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 17 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1583 7961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.8557N 1:46.1214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1582 7959
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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