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See also 18b. The Stained Glass Windows of St Olave's Church

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St Olaf-Patron Saint of Norway. St Olave's was founded in 1055 by Siward, Earl of Northumbria. He dedicated it to St Olaf, the patron saint of his native Norway. The church can be accessed from Marygate or the Museum gardens.

 

Much of the present church dates from the 18th century (~1721), but the lower parts of the north wall and the tower date from the early 16th century.

Much of the present church dates from the 18th century (~1721), but the lower parts of the north wall and the tower date from the early 16th century. The columns of the aisle are 'Norman' style.

 

The chancel arch, chancel and east window of St Olave's Church, York.

 

The medieval stained glass in the east window of St Olave's Church.

The medieval stained glass in the east window of St Olave's Church.

 

See also 18b. The Stained Glass Windows of St Olave's Church for more detailed images

 

 

Details of the lower panes of stain glass.

 

The carved Norman font in St Olave Church.

 

 

The medieval house to the right of St Olave's Church in Marygate, the archway is an entrance to the Museum Gardens.

See also 18b. The Stained Glass Windows of St Olave's Church

 

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