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St. Mary's reredos

St Mary's reredos was designed by the leading Gothic Revival architect George Edmund Street and carved by Thomas Earp in 1866; they had a close working relationship from 1860 until 1880 and were also responsible for the design and construction of the Eleanor Cross at Charing Cross Station in London’s Strand. The reredos is constructed of limestone, alabaster, and marble. The alabaster central panel depicts the crucifixion of Christ. It is carved in a white alabaster with red veins running across its surface, the entire group and its back panel are carved from the same veined alabaster.