Category Archives: Issue 79

Timsbury Glass Survives Fire

Important early fifteenth-century glass at the parish church of St Andrew in Timsbury (Hampshire) has survived a terrifying fire that destroyed parts of the ancient roof and bell tower and severely damaged a modern window at the west end made … Continue reading

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Ancient Lead in York Minster’s Great East Window

Lead that has long been suspected to be medieval in a shield in the bottom row of York Minster’s Great East Window has been further revealed during conservation. The shield in panel 1f depicts the arms of the see of … Continue reading

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New Book on Medieval York

Adding to the already rich bibliography on York, David Palliser’s Medieval York, on the history of England’s second city, covers the 1,000 years from the post-Roman revival of the settlement to the end of the Middle Ages. The book compares … Continue reading

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BSMGP Summer Lecture and Touring Conference

Summer Lecture The BSMGP summer lecture will be given by Steve Clare and is entitled ‘An under-appreciated masterpiece: conservation of the great Jesse Tree window in Wells Cathedral’. The window dates from around 1340 and features an unusual colour palette, … Continue reading

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