Illogan, St Illogan

West

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Date of manufacture and insertion
1889
Number of lights
5
Maker
Elliott, C
Main subject
Christ and four Corporal Acts of Mercy:
a. I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat
b. I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink
c. Christ
d. Naked, and ye clothed me
e. I was sick, and ye visited me
At the bottom of each light is an angel holding a scroll.
Tracery subject
Six angels (two singing from music, pipes, harp, organ, cymbals) and two seraphim
Donor
“Public subscription from all classes in the neighbourhood”
Dedicatee
Gustavus Lambart Basset of Tehidy, died
Notes
  1. Death of dedicatee Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5 Cornishman p 6.
  2. Insertion, maker, donors, dedicatee Cornish Telegraph p 5, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 4, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 5, Cornubian and Redruth Times p 7.
  3. Truro Diocesan Kalendar p 156 (). Heard & Sons, Truro (D/E/3/5, D/E/4/3) - cost £300.
  4. Kelly’s Directory p 1129.
  5. Dedicatee in the fifth light.
  6. GRO record of dedicatee’s death under Gustavas Lambart Besset.

Main panels

Tracery.

Tracery detail: angels playing musical instruments

Second light detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk

Centre light detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk

Fourth light detail. Photograph copyright © www.cornish-churches.co.uk

Detail at bottom of each light: angels holding scrolls:

a. I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat (Matthew 25:35).
b. I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink (Matthew 25:35).
c. As ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me (Matthew 25:40).
d. [I was] naked, and ye clothed me (Matthew 25:36).
e. I was sick, and ye visited me (Matthew 25:36).