The Parish Church of Ludlow is crammed behind surrounding buildings so that although you can see the impressive tower from miles around, the actual church is quite hidden.
Inside it is full of history, a perpendicular Gothic delight with medieval stained glass, choir stalls and misericords, chapels and tombs and even the burial-place of Prince Arthur’s heart, who died in Ludlow and altered the course of history.
The West Window, showing the Lords of Ludlow Castle and ending with the unfortunate Prince Arthur.
The Palmers Window in St John’s Chapel shows a version of the legend of King Edward the Confessor and St John the Evangelist. The story is told in eight panels and centres round the Ludlow Palmers making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land
Detail from the Jesse Window (restored to the original colours and design) in Lady Chapel
The Annunciation or Golden Window with St Catherine and her wheel (L) and St Christopher (R)
Window in St Catherine’s Chapel
And finally a window in the unusual octagonal porch
This weekly challenge is hosted by Dawn from ‘The Day After’ who invites participants to post pictures of any windows that they find curious, inviting, photogenic, or in some way tell a story. Visit her blog to see more windows and/or to join in with the challenge.