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Memorial details

Memorial type
Window
District
Rother
Town
Battle
County
East Sussex
Country
England
Commemoration
11th Century Wars (1000-1099)
Maker
Michael Farrar Bell (Designer)
Ceremony
  • Dedicated
    Date: 14 October 1984
    Attended by: Bishop of Chichester
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
68805

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Current location

South wall
St Mary the Virgin Church
Upper Lake
Battle
Rother
East Sussex
TN33 0AN
England

OS Grid Ref: TQ 75030 15800
Denomination: Church of England

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Description
A two light window and quatrefoil. The east light shows William in mail armour and helmet with sword. The west light shows Harold in mail armour and crown with an axe and sword. Both figures have a background of scenes from the Bayeux tapestry. The quatrefoil shows the comet scene from the Bayeux tapestry.
Inscription
East light: WILLELM / DVX West light: HAROLD / REX West light base: BATTLE OF SENLAC / XIV OCT MLXVI
Inscription legible?
yes
Commemorations
  • 11th Century Wars (1000-1099)
    Total names on memorial: 2
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 0
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: Forename, title
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Window
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stained Glass
Listing information
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
Reference

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