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ARCHITECTURAL ART

Memorial windows to Bishop Trevor Huddleston at Lancing College Chapel

 
View through the Chapel door. - Jacqui Hurst - Photographer
Lancing College - Mel Howse
Lancing College Chapel south elevation. - Mel Howse
The complete work. - Mel Howse
Trevor Huddleston detail. - Mel Howse
Detail - Mel Howse
Acid etched stained glass - Mel Howse
Acid etched stained glass - Jacqui Hurst - Photographer
Archbishop Desmond Tutu dedicating Huddleston window. - Terry Busby - Buzzpix
Archbishop Desmond Tutu and the Bishop of Lewes - Terry Busby - Buzzpix
Location: Lancing College Chapel, West Sussex
Located on the South side of this south coast landmark, these stained glass windows are a memorial to Bishop Trevor Huddleston (pupil at Lancing College 1927 - 1931). The design tackled the very gritty subject of Apartheid in South Africa. The acid etched stained glass represents a topsy-turvy world in a landscape of tin rooves, beneath which is poverty yet a vibrant heart. Within the landscape there are also two cities, one in light, the other in darkness.

The design was inspired by Huddleston's book 'Naught for Your Comfort'. The windows were dedicated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu in May 2006.

Size: 0.5m x 1.5m each light
Date: September 2006
Team: Architect: Michael Drury