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Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200
Group: Newbridge
Diocese: Kildare

Kildare
(Town centre)
County Kildare
Republic of Ireland
ITM Ref: 672801,712488
OSIG Ref: 273212
GPS Ref: 53.157907,-6.911450 Show map
Cathedral
Surveyed: 2006-06-26

Thirteenth century ruins rebuilt by G.E. Street, 1871-1881 and completed by J.F.Fuller, 1890-1896.

Architects involved:
Fuller, James Franklin (1835-1925)
Street, George Edmund (1824-1881)
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W01
chancel; east
Three lancets approx 4200mm x 700mm; approx 5300mm x 700mm; approx 4200mm x 700mm.

Patronage: Samuel Chaplin.

date 1891 (mem)

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
Heaton, Butler & Bayne trade catalogue, 1909

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W05
south transept; west
Two separate lancets, 3320mm x 470mm.

Patronage: Revd. R.S. Chaplin.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (sgn)
date 1915 (plaq)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W06
nave; south; east-most
Two separate lancets, 3040mm x 530mm and one quatrefoil.

Patronage: Conyngham Baron Plunket, Bishop of Kildare.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1897 (mem)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W07
nave; south; 2nd from east
One lancet, 3690mm x 630mm.

Patronage: Peacocke.

studio Watson & Co.; Youghal (attrib)
date 1916 (mem)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W08
nave; south; 3rd from east
One lancet, 3690mm x 630mm.

Patronage: Graham.

Name of artist, date and location of studio (Dublin) taken from unverified notice at Cathedral.

artist Schliemann, Cerda (attrib)
date 1962 (mem)
date 1973 (circa)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W12
nave; west
Three separate lancets, 5400mm x 730mm; approx 7100mm x `1730mm; 5400mm x 730mm.

Patronage: Archbishop Edward Benson.

date 1896 (mem)

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
Heaton, Butler & Bayne trade catalogue, 1909

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W16
nave; north; 3rd from east
One lancet, 3690mm x 630mm.

Patronage: Sherlock.

studio Watson & Co.; Youghal (attrib)
date 1919 (mem)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W17
nave; north; 2nd from east
One lancet, 3690mm x 630mm.

Patronage: Trench.

studio A.L. Moore & Co.; London (sgn)

date 1903 (doc)
Moore order book

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W18
nave; north; east-most
Two separate lancets, 3040mm x 530mm and one quatrefoil.

Patronage: Archbishop Richard Trench.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1915 (circa)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W20
north transept; north
Three separate lancets, 6440mm x 560mm; 7160mm x 860mm; 6440mm x 560.

Patronage: Roper Fitzgerald.

Entry in British Society of Master Glass Painters Directory, 1939, has "3-light in S. Transept" assumed to be an error. Head of Christ is an intrusion executed in a different style.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (doc)
date 1935 (doc)
British Society of Master Glass-Painters, Directory of Stained-Glass Windows

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W24
tower; east; north-most
One lancet, 2030mm x 530mm.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1910 (circa)

Iconography
Kildare Cathedral
St Brigid
Reference: 130200

W25
tower; east; south-most
One lancet, 2040mm x 530mm.

Patronage: Chamney.

Bishop of Kildare AD 490-519.

studio Heaton, Butler & Bayne; London (def)
date 1908 (mem)

Iconography