SE7428 : Howden Minster Great West Window (2)

taken 8 months ago, near to Howden, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Howden Minster Great West Window (2)
Howden Minster Great West Window (2)
The Great West Window contains some very fine 19th century glass by the Belgian stained glass worker, JB Capronnier. This shows the lower four lights.
Howden Minster
Howden Minster is one of the largest and most magnificent churches in the East Riding of Yorkshire. It is dedicated to St Peter and St Paul and it is therefore properly known as 'the Minster Church of St Peter and St Paul'.

There is known to have been an Anglo-Saxon church at Howden which was owned by abbey of Peterborough. It became a Collegiate Church in 1264 when a college of priests was established here in 1264. Rebuilding the Norman church in the Early English style seems to have been begun in thirteenth century and the bulk of the surviving fabric of the building is from the period between 1265 and 1340 but the church was subject to continuous rebuilding. A small octagonal Chapter House was built after 1388, the last of its kind to be built in England.

The church is a Grade I listed building (List entry Number: 1160491 LinkExternal link Historic England). The listing also covers the ruined Chapter House.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Religious sites 
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