Stained Glass of St Agnes, Cawston, Norfolk

exterior view of St Agnes Cawston NorfolkSt Agnes is an impressive Perpendicular church dating from the early 15th century its stature owing much to the generosity of its early benefactor: Michael de la Pole, Earl of Suffolk.

An array of medieval treasures greets visitors to the building. Of special note is a well preserved rood screen depicting picturing a number of saints including a bespectacled St Matthew.

Although the church does not contain an extensive collection of glass, three panels containing all remaining medieval glass is displayed in a single window in the South Aisle. Here one can view exquisite feathered angels playing instruments,  fine examples of work produced by the  15th century Norfolk School.

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