SO5924 : East Window, St Mary's church, Ross on Wye

taken 5 years ago, near to Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, Great Britain

East Window, St Mary's church, Ross on Wye
East Window, St Mary's church, Ross on Wye
The glass dates from circa 1430, and originally came from Stretton Sugwas SO4542 : St Mary Magdalene Church, Stretton Sugwas
The right hand light shows St Thomas Cantilupe, a Bishop of Hereford in 1275. The other figures are a little less certain, but probably: L - R: St Ethelbert, a patron saint of Hereford Cathedral, St Anne and the Virgin (being taught to read) and Joachim, Mary's father.
The tracery glass is Victorian.
St Mary the Virgin, Ross on Wye

Grade I listed

The church consists of a nave with north and south aisles, chancel, a south chapel, north and south porches and a west tower with spire.

The nave, aisles and chancel were built in the late 13th century.
The tower and spire were added in the early 14th century, and the chancel was extended in the mid-14th century.
In 1510 the Markye Chapel was added to the south aisle.

There was a major restoration between 1862 and 1878.

There are several stints and 17th-century monuments to the Rudhall family.
The east window glass is from circa 1430, although the tracery lights are 19th century.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 20 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Religious sites 
Church (from Tags)
St Mary the Virgin 
Place (from Tags)
Ross on Wye 
Primary Subject of Photo
Window 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5980 2404 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.8058N 2:35.1504W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5979 2404
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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