St Mewan, St Mewan

Nave north 2

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Date of manufacture and insertion
1860s
Number of lights
3
Maker
Wailes, William?
Main subject
a. Christ found by his parents with the doctors in the temple
b. Baptism of Christ in the river Jordan
c. Christ talking with Nicodemus at night
Tracery subject
B1. Dove of the Holy Spirit
A1, A2. Angels holding scrolls
Design
Christ found by his parents with the doctors in the temple (2a. Christ found by his parents with the doctors in the temple. Photo © John Evans)
  1. . Probus, St Probus and St Grace, North aisle 3. 2b. Christ found by his parents with the doctors in the temple. Photo © John Evans.
Notes
  1. North wall of the nave, J Polsue, A Complete Parochial History of the County of Cornwall, vol III p 327. William Lake, Truro, .
  2. Three lights near the font in the north wall, Kelly’s Directory p 817.
  3. Maker from similarities with known Wailes work, e.g., baptism of Christ (Carnmoney, Chancel south, Newton on Ouse, All Saints, Chancel, St Hybald, Scawby, Tooke window)

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace (Luke 2:14)

Tracery. The dove of the Holy Spirit above angels holding scrolls.

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Wist ye not that I must be about my Father’s business? (Luke 2:49)

a. Mary and Joseph, on the left, find Jesus in the temple.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased (Matthew 3:17)

b. John the Baptist baptises Jesus in the river Jordan.

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Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God (John 3:5)

c. Jesus talks with the Pharisee Nicodemus at night

Photograph copyright © John Evans.

a. For comparison.

Photograph copyright © John Evans.