November 10th, 2018

A visit to Tewkesbury Abbey

Chapel of St James the Great, Stoke Orchard
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'The Arrivall'
Oak sculpture by Phil Bews, to commemorate
the
Battle of Tewkesbury, 1471
North view of Tewkesbury Abbey
West front
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Nave of Tewkesbury Abbey
Heraldic Tapestry kneelers, Tewkesbury Abbey
Heraldic Tapestry kneelers, Tewkesbury Abbey
Heraldic Tapestry kneelers, Tewkesbury Abbey
Heraldic Tapestry kneelers, Tewkesbury Abbey
Ceiling bosses of the Lierne vaulted ceiling in the nave of Tewkesbury Abbey
Fan vaulting in Beauchamp chantry chapel
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Fan vaulted Corbels
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An Unknown Knight
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The Wakeman Cenotaph, d.1549
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Tomb of Hugh Despenser,
1st Lord Despenser. d.1326.
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Wall monument to Letitia Hale, d.1700. wife of Thomas Hale.
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Ledger stone to John Hayward of Forthampton, 1708.
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Wall monument to Thomas Collins J.P. 5 times Mayor of Tewkesbury, d.1900
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Tomb of Hugh le Despencer, 2nd Baron le Despencer, d.1349 and his wife Elizabeth Montacute, d.1359.
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Tomb of Robert Forthington, Abbot of Tewkesbury, 1232-1254.
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Tall canopy and octagonal font, with 8-shaft sandstone base.
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Richard de Beauchamp, 1st Earl of Worcester, killed at the siege of Meaux,1421.
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Brass Eagle Lectern with the four evangelists around the base. Presented by Rev. Charles Grove in 1878.
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Nave west window by by John Hardman & Co., 1886.
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Tomb of Alan, Abbot of Tewkesbury Abbey, 1187-1202.
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Copy of Raphael's "Madonna del Passeggio" Lady Chapel
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The Sacristy Door
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Salviati mosaic of Christ enthroned, c1897. Apsidal Chapel, south transept.
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Processional banner
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Octagonal marble pulpit, late C19th.
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Tewkesbury triptych, 2013 by Silvia Dimitrova,
St Edmund's Chapel.
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Icon of St Benedict, south transept.
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Altar and reredos, Ambulatory Chapel.
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Tomb of Sir Guy de Brien, d.1390. St Margaret's Chapel. Tewkesbury Abbey
Rood screen behind the orchestra stand
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The Holy Rood
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Warwick Chantry Chapel
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Tiled floor
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Fan vaulting and wall painting of the Lord Edward Despenser chantry.
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Grove Organ, 1887, north transept.
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Illuminated psalter
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C17th Strong box.
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Gurney Stove
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Remembrance day patchwork by Eleanor Marsden.
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Entrance way
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High Altar
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Chapel of St James
(now the abbey shop)
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Orchestra performs in
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Choir Stalls
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Ribbed and gilded ceiling
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Hanging openwork pyx canopy, designed by
Stuart Birdsall, 1994, St Faith's Chapel.
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Vaulted ceiling of the choir and the 'Sun in Splendour'
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The Denny windows in the Chapel of St Catherine and St John, By Tom Denny, 2002
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West doorway
Tewkesbury Abbey

'Touching Souls'
by Mico Kaufman, installed in
Tewkesbury, UK in 1999.
The original sculpture is in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
South Porch,
Tewkesbury Abbey

November 10th, 2018 continued . . .

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