Kenwyn, Epiphany House Chapel


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

Date of manufacture and insertion
Number of lights
Powell, James of Whitefriars
Main subject
Christ as the Intercessor between heaven and earth:
    1. Censing angel
    2. Blessed Virgin Mary
    1. Two angels and four cherubim in heaven
    2. Christ
    3. Communion chalice and fruits of the earth
    1. Harp-playing angel
    2. St John the Evangelist
Tracery subject
Two angels holding a scroll
Helpers and friends
Charles William Stubbs, Bishop of Truro , died
  1. Death of dedicatee, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 2
  2. Maker Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 (not in BNA). Window not yet inserted.
  3. Designed by Ernest Penwarden, Powell Archive 3491/326.
  4. In the masonry around the top of the window is written ΠΑΝΤΟΤΕ ΖΩΝ ΕΙΣ ΤΟ ΕΝΤΥΓΧΑΝΕΙΝ ΥΠΕΡ ΗΜΩΝ (He ever liveth to make intercession for us) which is adapted from Hebrews 7:25 (He ever liveth to make intercession for them).

A.M.D.G. et in P.M. Caroli Willelmi Stubbs Truronensis Episcopi quarti hanc fenestram ponendam curaverunt adiutores et amici (Helpers and friends have had this window erected in to the greater glory of God and in pious memory of Charles William Stubbs, fourth bishop of Truro.)

Whole window.

Angels in heaven holding a banner on which is written Angelus faciei eius salvavit eos (The angel of his presence saved them) (Isaiah 63:9).

Left-hand angel with thurible

Christ, as the Intercessor between heaven and earth. He stands on a rainbow in front of a cross, crowned and blessing. On His alb are, from top to bottom, a cross with serpent, the sun, the Temptation in Eden and a seraph.

Right-hand angel with harp

Lower left. The Blessed Virgin Mary holding a lily.

Lower right. St John the Evangelist holding a book in which is written part of his first Epistle: Advocatum habemus apud Patrem Jesum Christum justum (We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous) (Ⅰ John 2:1).

Lower centre. Communion chalice decorated with Agnus Dei surrounded by fruits of the earth (grapes, vine leaves, wheat).