Medieval stained glass from old Coventry cathedral to be restored

Coventry Cathdral Stained GlassFundraising to help preserve the ruins of the old cathedral in Coventry has reached £250,000.

This will fund the cleaning and analysis of the medieval stained glass, with work starting in the summer at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum.

It was taken out of the cathedral before World War II and has been stored in the crypts.

The cathedral is on the World Monuments Fund 2012 Watch List and £410,000 is still needed to fund restoration work.

One Response to Medieval stained glass from old Coventry cathedral to be restored
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    October 13, 2012 | 12:38

    Maybe, The most familiar type of glass, used for centuries in windows and drinking vessels, is soda-lime glass, composed of about 75% silica (SiO2) plus sodium oxide Na2O from soda ash, lime CaO, and several minor additives. Often, the term glass is used in a restricted sense to refer to this specific use.