YAXLEY  © Stanbury & Raguin/MMK

Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary
Important 15th century rood screen, now without vaulting or rood loft.  Triple window in chancel over the screen indicates ceremonial function.  Lower panels are nearly intact.  From north, Sts. Ursula, 2 and 3 obliterated, 4 Catherine (unphotographed); on south 5 Mary Magdalene with unguent jar, 6 Barbara with tower, 7 Dorothy with basket of flowers, 8. Cecilia
Evidence of iconoclastic zeal in scratching out the faces of saints.
Important fragments of stained glass, especially in east window of north aisle.

Y1 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, 15th century rood screen, now without vaulting or rood loft.  Triple window in chancel over the screen indicates ceremonial function.

Y2 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, 15th century rood screen, detail lower section.

Y3 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, 15th century rood screen, on south 5 Mary Magdalene with unguent jar, 6 Barbara with tower, 7 Dorothy with basket of flowers, 8. Cecilia.

Y4 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, rood screen, detail, 5 Mary Magdalene with unguent jar, 6 Barbara with tower

Y5 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, rood screen, detail, 5 Mary Magdalene

Y6 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, rood screen, detail, 6 Barbara with tower.

Y7 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, 15th century rood screen, detail, 7 Dorothy with basket of flowers, 8. Cecilia.

Y8 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, fragments of stained glass in east window of north aisle.

Y9 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, Quarry with M (for Mary).

Y10 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, Quarry with bird.

Y11 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, Head of Christ from a pieta (Marys hand shown) c 1430-40. Compare to West Rudham (Norfolk), tracery light of Christ displaying his wounds in R. Marks, Stained Glass in England during the Middle Ages, Toronto, 1993, fig. 153.

Y12 Yaxley (Suffolk), Church of St. Mary, Head of youthful female saint, c 1430.  Compare to female saint in R. Marks, Stained Glass in England during the Middle Ages, Toronto, 1993, fig. 150.