A Tour of St. Wilfrid's Church

Lady Chapel

        

Organ & South Transept

North Transept

St. Francis Chapel

   
   

 

 

Reredos which was removed from St. John's Church, London Road prior to its demolition in 1972. 

Centre Resurrection;  Left - St. George, St. Joan of Arc, St. Nicholas; Right St. John the Baptist, St. Mary Magdalene, St Wilfrid (wrongly shown with the shield of St. William of York)

Above is a pinnacle and tryptych of the Lord in Glory

 

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Statue of Christ Ascendant
by sculptor
Uli Nimptsch(1897-1977) Commissioned in 1964 and donated by Miss Helen Dey (previously Matron of St. Bartholomew's Hospital 1927-1949).
The statue originally hung above the altar on the east wall, was moved to the west wall of the South Transept in 1977 and now permanently located high on the west wall of the church.

Shields (shown right and below) hanging on the west wall of the church above the door connecting to the porch

 

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Arms of Charles Manners Sutton who was Archbishop of Canterbury 1805-28 and who attended Dedication of original St. John's Chapel of Ease in 1822. The shield was made for the dedication.

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Arch Diocese of Canterbury

Diocese of Chichester

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St. Thomas A'Becket

St. John

St. Mary Magdalene

St. Wilfrid*
 

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St. William of York*

The attributed arms of St. Wilfrid as used in the original shield hung in St. John's Church (lowest shield) and also as depicted in the Reredos from St.John's are actually the attributed arms for St. William of York (see our heraldry page) Mr John Hawkins has very kindly constructed and donated to the church the shield shown above for St. Wilfrid with the correct representation of three gold estoiles on a blue background.

 

 

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