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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rochdale
Town
Middleton
County
Greater Manchester
Country
England
Commemoration
Flodden Campaign (1513)
Ceremony
  • Unveiled
    Date: 1505
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
18391
Current location

North wall
St Leonard's Church
Church Brow
Middleton
Rochdale
Greater Manchester
M24 6BW
England

OS Grid Ref: SD 87209 06314
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A two light stained glass window depicting figures 17 archers with their bows over their shoulders as they kneel down to receive a blessing from a priest. Each man's name is in a scroll over his figure. Their leader, Sir Richard Assherton and his wife are also shown kneeling. Believed to be a smaller remaining element of an original three light design.
Inscription
(Names)
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Flodden Campaign (1513)
    Total names on memorial: 17
    Served and returned: 17
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: surname,forename
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
History
2013: restored; c1800s: window removed and reassembled into the current design.
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Private
Reference
  • Manchester Evening News 18 / 2nd May 2013 "Ancient glass lets us see even further back"
  • THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE BATTLEFIELDS OF BRITAIN by SMURTHWAITE, D 126 / 1993 Source: Image Library Account of the battle

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