Stained glass windows of The Eric Liddell Centre

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Published by [Eric Liddell Centre] in [Edinburgh] .

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  • Eric Liddell Centre.,
  • Glass painting and staining -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.

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Statementphotographs of the stained glass windows are by K.B. Morrison.
ContributionsMorrison, K. B., Eric Liddell Centre.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16004185M

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The stained glass at the Eric Liddell Centre comprises an interesting and varied collection by a number of important 19th and 20th century artists.

The windows were restored in with help from Historic Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund. The Eric Liddell Centre Appeal was launched on 18th February These Phase 3 works were completed in early and included the restoration of many of the Centre’s wonderful stained glass windows and repairs to the tower and roof of the former café.

The Bookroom, was opened in April selling donated books. Money was donated by a. Gifford et al., EDINBURGH (), p The Eric Liddell Centre: A guide to Stained Glass (n.d.). About Listed Buildings. Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level.

Where Bruntfield meets Morningside in Edinburgh, there's a bit of a hot spot for churches known locally as Holy Corner. One of these is no longer a church and is called the Eric Liddell 's used by a charity of the same name and is named after Eric Liddell who is probably the most famous person to go to church there.

He is best known as a runner and won a gold and bronze medal. A local citizens group will enjoy a tour of the Centre’s beautiful collection of twentieth century stained glass windows today.

The tour will be led by Sue Tritton, one of the Centre’s trustees. Posted by Eric Liddell Centre at TRADITIONAL STAINED GLASS DESIGNS published by Dover Publications at £, ISBN X different Permission-Free Designs CDROM containing all the designs in high quality dpi TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, JPEG, GIF format black and white line drawings.

This is a stained glass design book. This scene is depicted in one of the beautiful 14th century stained glass windows in the Cathedral’s Latin Chapel (located in the far left hand corner as you enter the Cathedral) but the image has a number of curiosities including a random Archbishop wielding an unusual staff.

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15 Morningside Road, Eric Liddell Centre, Formerly North Morningside Church is a Category B listed building in Morningside, Edinburgh, Scotland. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

We could not locate Eric Liddell's grave [58] but since our visit a memorial has been erected to his memory at the site.

The fields outside the compound are now built upon and the main entrance to the centre has been moved.

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This is no longer an active church but is now the Eric Liddell Centre. The original church windows remain intact. There are two Chilton/Kemp Windows, each of three lights and in the West Clerestory.

The window is called “Him declare I unto you." In this church are two small stained glass memorial windows on either side of the pulpit. The Powell's glass works was built on the site of a former monastery. There are no marks on the early Powell windows.

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The conversion includes offices and meeting rooms in the middle and open walkways around the outside, giving spectacular views of the stained glass windows. The architecture, however, is the least important part of the Eric Liddell Centre. Chief executive officer Bob Rendall has no hesitation in saying, “It’s the love in the work that.

The stained glass windows seen from the outside on Bloor Street were once fully visible from the body of the church. Currently they are now only visible from the upper level not generally open to the public. Centre: The Ascension of Christ. The window is signed and dated in the lower right hand corner "N.

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Enough about windows. Eric went on about them for a long time. They are magnificent but slides do not do them justice. Before electric lighting, the windows and candles were the sole source of illumination.

Now there is electric lighting everywhere. Despite the stained glass, the. Lyndhurst Church, St Michael & All Angels, is worth visiting. Built in the s, and of different coloured stone, it has stained glass windows by Burne-Jones and Morris. Alice Liddell, the model for the Alice of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, lived in Lyndhurst after her marriage to Reginald Hargreaves and is buried in the churchyard there.

Eric Liddell, British runner who won a gold medal in the metre run and a bronze in the metres at the Olympic Games in Paris. The son of Scottish missionaries, Liddell was born in China. His family returned to Scotland when he was five years old. A gifted athlete, he excelled at rugby.Eric Kennington: Cunning Memorial Font.

It is not clear exactly who suggested the Cunning memorial take the novel form of a font but Kennington is known to have greatly admired a series of elaborately carved 12th- and early 13th-century fonts he inspected during the latter half of the ’s in Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Dorset and Shropshire.About Stained Glass.

2 The clock mounted on the face of the organ loft made a muted click as it measured off another minute. Charles glanced up at it – It would soon be safe to leave for home.

The inside of the old church was dim. The only light came through the stained glass windows that ran along both sides of the nave.

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