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The new Great South Window of the SE transept was completed in November 2016.  Renovation work cost over £2.2 million.  Scaffolding covered the window for 7 years.

 

The original window dates from the 1420s whilst its stained glass is of the late 12th and early 13th centuries.  Its width of over 7.5m makes it the widest in the cathedral.

 

For stone repairs and replacement stone, masons used the 'Lavoux à Grain' from the upper levels in the Lavoux quarry as it has bed heights of more than 1m needed for the mullions.

 

 

 

Lavoux Stone in restored 'Great south window'

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