061226.Nympsfield, Chapel Snowflake Rose Window in the Gothic Flamboyant Style

December 26, 2006 at 6:54 AM | Posted in Architecture, Cathedrals and churches, Cloisters, Light and Shadow, Nymsfield, Stained Glass | 6 Comments

061013.196.Glos.Nympsfield.WoodchesterMansion.First Floor Chapel.West Windows

This window was designed by Benjamin Bucknall and heavily influenced by French Gothic-enthusiast Violet-le-Duc, who even sent over French glaziers to put in the white “pre-stained” glass for the initial construction phases. The chapel is the grandest room in Woodchester Mansion, but it has been severely damaged by a failed rainwater drainage system. Ho, ho, ho!

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  1. Beautiful! I’d use this for a quilt pattern. thank you for sharing.

  2. Merry Christmas!!Ho, ho, ho!

  3. These are outstanding designs. Lovely to look at!!

  4. beautiful!

  5. I don’t like all stained glass windows, but I LOVE this one, maybe because it isn’t colorful. The b/w is fantastic, and the graphics just send me!

  6. HEY! I have an artsy-fartsy grown-up marker coloring book with patterns just like this in it! KEWL! Neat shot! =)


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