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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Shepway
Town
Hythe
County
Kent
Country
England
Commemoration
Second World War (1939-1945)
Maker
Wallace Wood (Designer)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
67772

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Current location

East window
St Leonard's Church
Oak Walk
Hythe
Shepway
Kent
CT21 5DN
England

OS Grid Ref: TR 16150 34910
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A three light stained glass east window showing a risen Christ in the centre light with three angels in each of the outer lights, featuring text from the Psalms in their halos. The ancient and modern defences of the Cinque Port in the base of the outer lights. A robed figure at prayer at the base of the centre light. A dedication tablet is on the north wall.
Inscription
Separate tablet:- THE EAST WINDOW IS DEDICATED / TO THE GLORY OF GOD / AND IN THANKSGIVING FOR THE / DELIVERANCE OF OUR COUNTRY / FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THIS / CHURCH AND FOR THE SACRIFICES / MADE BY SO MANY IN THE WAR / 1938 - 1945 / THE PREVIOUS WINDOW IN MEMORY OF MARY BRIGGS WATKIN WHO DIED MARCH 8. ... / WAS DESTROYED BY ENEMY ACTION OCTOBER / 4. 1940 On the panes of the north light:- A WINDOW IN MEMORY OF // LIONEL LUKIN 1742 - 1834 // WAS DESTROYED HERE IN 1940 On the panes of the south light:- A WINDOW IN MEMORY OF // THOMAS QUESTED FINNIS 1845 // WAS DESTROYED HERE IN 1940 Across the base of all three lights:- WHO SO DWELLETH UNDER THE / DEFENCE OF THE MOST HIGH SHALL ABIDE / UNDER THE SHADOW OF THE ALMIGHTY // THOU SHALT NOT BE AFRAID / FOR ANY TERROR BY NIGHT NOR FOR / THE ARROW THAT FLIETH BY DAY
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
    Total names on memorial: 0
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Undefined
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: width c7,000mm
    Materials: Stained Glass
  • Tablet
    Measurements: height 450mm, width 640mm
    Materials: Stone
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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