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St James the Great, Episcopal Church Stonehaven, Reredos
Location: Arbuthnott Street - in the town centre
OS Map Reference: NO 873 857
Date: 1884
Description: Elaborately sculptured reredos by Gambier Perry of London, memorial to Mrs Annette Maria Baird of Ury, nee Palk (1884), incorporating 4 crocketted and finialled, pointed-arch, trefoil-headed niches supported by columns of Devonshire stone, with five alabaster figures, of Sts Andrew, Peter, James and John (brother of James), flanking larger niche with seated Christ carved in high relief above an alabaster tabernacle, with brass bound wooden doors.
Related Information:
Era: 1800s
Settlement: Stonehaven
Town: Stonehaven
County: Kincardine
Information Source: Listed building report, booklet on history of St. James, available in church and church website.
Related Artefacts: St James the Great, Episcopal Church Stonehaven, general
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St James the Great, Episcopal Church Stonehaven, Duff Memorial
St James the Great, Episcopal Church Stonehaven, pulpit
St James the Great, Episcopal Church Stonehaven, stained glass
Categories: Other Memorials and Grave Art
Architectural Decoration
Iconography: cross, Roman
angel or winged figure
human figure
religious figure
bird
star
book
vase or urn
cross, St Andrews
key
Creator: Gambier Perry of London
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Reredos
St Andrew & St Peter
seated Christ
St James & St John
Reredos detail
Reredos detail + seated Christ