Head of Jesus

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A figure’s head with long parted hair and a beard. The circular background shows a cross marked in red and gold. Detail is shown through the marked strands of hair and open mouth.

The boss shows the head of Jesus Christ, recognisable through his typical facial characteristics. The cruciform halo references the Crucifixion, acting as a visual reminder of Christ’s sacrifice for humanity. The closed eyes and open mouth connote lifelessness and may also reference his death.

The ceiling in the chancel was repainted in the late 1930s.

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