SO8318 : Window S.X, Gloucester Cathedral

taken 3 years ago, near to Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Window S.X, Gloucester Cathedral
Window S.X, Gloucester Cathedral
South transept window depicting architects, sculptors and painters by Clayton and Bell, 1869.
In memory of Thomas Gambier Parry (1816 to 1888).
The window depicts Thomas Seabrook, Abbot of Gloucester 1415 to 1457, discussing the design of the central tower. Next is Saint Barbara who is said to protect against thunderstorms and fire. Shown below, masons prepare stone for building. Next is Saint Luke who was traditionally a sculptor and painter, a sculptor is shown below. Lastly Fra Angelica (1387 to 1455) who was a master painter of the Florentine school.
Gloucester Cathedral
The Cathedral originated in 678 or 679 with the foundation of an abbey dedicated to Saint Peter. The foundations of the present church were laid by Abbot Serlo (10721104). LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 14 October, 2016   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 18 October, 2016
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Religious sites 
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Gloucester Cathedral 
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Window 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8311 1877 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:52.0349N 2:14.8021W
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