Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Northampton
Town
Northampton
County
Northamptonshire
Country
England
Commemoration
Boer War; First (1880-1881)
Maker
MESSRS MEYER AND CO (Artist)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 1883
    Attended by: UNKNOWN
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
42274

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Current location

Holy Sepulchre Church
Sheep Street
Northampton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN1 3NL
England

OS Grid Ref: SP 75397 60950
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
FOUR STAINED GLASS WINDOWS. FIRST LIGHT DEPICTS SOLDIERS, ARCHERS AND LANCERS. SECOND LIGHT DEPICTS FALLEN SARACEN, RICHARD THE LION HEART AND HIS ROYAL BANNER. THIRD LIGHT DEPICTS FALLEN SARACENS AND A MOUNTED CHARGE. FOURTH LIGHT DEPICTS FALLEN AND WOUNDED SARACENS WITH FLAG DECORATED WITH WHITE CRESCENT AND INSCRIPTION "JAFFA A.D. 1192". PLAQUE BELOW WINDOW BEARS NAMES.
Inscription
RICHARD COEUR DE LION AT THE BATTLE OF JAFFA A.D. 1192
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Boer War; First (1880-1881)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: no
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Plaque
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Brass
  • Window
    Measurements: height c 4000 mm, width c 3500 mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Sponsorship
Other

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