Looe, Guildhall

Council Chamber north 2

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

Date of manufacture and insertion
1877
Number of lights
1
Maker
Fouracre & Watson
Main subject
Set in decorative square quarries:
  1. Upper. Arms of Queen Victoria.
  2. Centre. The George leaving Looe harbour for the Armada.
  3. Lower. The arms and motto Veritas (Truth) of Bishop.
Subject type
Narrative
Donor
James Bishop, Mayor of Looe.
Notes
  1. Contract to be awarded to Fouracre & Watson, Western Morning News p 2,
  2. Western Morning News p 4, Cornish Times p 4, Cornish Telegraph p 4 (detailed descriptions of windows).

Ye gift of James R. Bishop, Esq., of Boscarn. This building erected during his mayoralty, .

  1. Upper. Arms of Queen Victoria.
  2. Centre. The George leaving Looe harbour for the Armada.
  3. Lower. The arms and motto Veritas (Truth) of the donor, Mr JR Bishop.

Ye George leaving Looe to join ye fleet against ye Spanish Armada.

Some figures are on shore waving hats and handkerchiefs to those on board the ship. In the middle distance is a boat with figures, eagerly watching the departure of the war vessel.