St Ewe, All Saints

e1. Chancel east

Entries in grey are not obtained from documentary evidence, but are inferred from content, context, etc.

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
5
Maker
Heaton, Butler & Bayne
Main subject
3c. Pelican in her piety
2a. St Matthew 2b. St Mark 2c. Christ as the Good Shepherd 2d. St Luke 2e. St John the Evangelist
1a. Angel—symbol of St Matthew 1b. Winged lion—symbol of St Mark 1c. Cross and instruments of the Passion 1d. Winged bull—symbol of St Luke 1e. Eagle—symbol of St John the Evangelist
Tracery subject
B. Symbols of Holy Trinity, IHS and IHϲ christograms.
A1, A2. Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Donor
Caroline Ellen Stephens, second daughter of George Andrew of Carne, St Mewan, widow of dedicatee
Dedicatee
Frederick Stephens of Hembal, St Mewan, originally of St Ewe, died .
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee Royal Cornwall Gazette p 4.
  2. Maker, dedicatee, insertion Western Morning News p 2, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 7. Both reports state that the window has three lights, but give all five subjects!
  3. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 148 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/2, D/E/4/1), Thirteen new windows have been inserted, 5 of which are filled with stained glass.
  4. Donor, dedicatee, Kelly’s Directory p 864.
  5. Same dedicatee as St Mewan Chancel east.
  6. Same donor as St Mewan South aisle west in memory of her parents.

Window in memory of Frederick Stephens of Hembal

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

B. The angel in the trefoil at the top holds a shield on which are two interlocked triangles, a symbol of the Holy Trinity. The angels in the lower left and right trefoils hold shields on which are, respectively, the IHS and IHϲ christograms, symbols of Christ.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

A1. The angel of the Annunciation, holding a sceptre.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

A2. The Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, who is kneeling at a prayer desk. Beside her is a scroll on which are the words spoken by the angel to Mary: Ave Maria gratia plena (Hail Mary, full of grace) (based on Luke 1:28).

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

Saint Matthew

2a.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

St Matthew

1a. An angel, the emblem of St Matthew

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

Saint Mark

2b.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

St Mark

1b. A winged lion, the emblem of St Mark

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

3c. Two angels holding a shield on which is the pelican in her piety, a symbol of self-sacrifice

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

The good Shepherd

2c.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

1c. The Cross, with a crown of thorns hanging from it and Instruments of the Passion on either side

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

Saint Luke

2d.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

St Luke

1d. A winged bull, the emblem of St Luke

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

Saint John

2e.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

St John

1e. An eagle, the emblem of St John

Photograph copyright © John Evans.