Re: [Churchcrawling] Stained Glass for Dummies
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Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 9:58 PM
Subject: [Churchcrawling] Stained Glass for Dummies
Apart from the obvious look and feel of their works, as described by several
other members of the group, I guess the main difference between Morris and
Kempe is, that foremost Morris is an artist, whereas Kempe is a technician,
and this shows in the quality of their work. The finished product of morris
is more a complete canvas, ragged edges included. on the other hand Kempe,
delivers a clean package that often lacks an artistic flair.
As for Hardman....aint got a clue.
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Am half-way through two weeks training in London. Have been walking from
Russell Square to the New North Road by a different route each day. Am
amazed by how many churches there are in London, and saddened to think that
much of the history is being forgotten. Have now had our accommodation
switched to Stoke Newington -- elegant steeple visible behind us -- must
What is the technical/semantic difference between a steeple and a spire?
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- --- In Churchcrawling@y..., P R Wain <prwain2@y...> wrote:
> What is the technical/semantic difference between a steeple and aspire?
>A steeple is a tower or a tower + spire.
A spire is the pointy bit on the top of a tower.
Interesting - one wonders when a pyramid roof "becomes" a spire (at
what angle does the roof have to be to change from one to the other)?
I presume 45 degrees would be an acceptable amount.