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Robert Walker - The Medieval Stained Glass of Herefordshire & Shropshi

A joint event organised with and benefitting The Friends of St Mary's Ross on Wye.

Robert Walker will discuss his beautiful, detailed book in an illustrated talk, sharing his interest and wealth of knowledge.

The richly-illustrated book represents the first comprehensive study of the medieval stained glass of Herefordshire and Shropshire and includes a gazetteer of all known surviving stained glass in the two counties for the period c.1300–1700.

The region lays claim to some of the finest medieval glass in the country, including the rare late thirteenth-century medallions at Madley, the beautiful fourteenth-century chancel windows at Eaton Bishop and the magnificent assemblages of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century glass at Ludlow and Shrewsbury. The important later medieval workshops in Coventry, York and Oxford also had influence and presence here, and are for the first time fully plotted in this survey.

The first detailed study of stained glass in the central Marches, this title is lavishly illustrated with superb colour photographs and is essential reading for anyone interested in church art and architecture.

Robert Walker is a retired building conservation officer with a life-long interest in historic churches. Previous publications include The Dovecotes and Pigeon Houses of Herefordshire.
Doors open 6.30 talk starts 7pm
Tickets £8 which gives £3 off the book The Medieval Stained Glass of Herefordshire at the event

Tickets from Rossiter Books 01989 564464 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/rossiterbooks/t-pqlaapv
ST Marys Church Ross on Wye Herefordshire HR9 5HN
Contact telephone: 01989564464 Call to check latest times or cancellations.
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