Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Holy Trinity
Bengeo, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18595Lavers & BarraudChrist & 4 EvangelistsBuilding News 9.12.1859
SC118592James Powell & SonsTracery only - PelicanPowell Cash Book 51/298
SAE2005trefoilPetri AndersonTrinity window (Hands, Wheat & dove)Petri Anderson's web site
WW18723James Powell & SonsQuarries, angel in traceryPowell Cash Book 56/38
NC118592James Powell & SonsQuarries, lamb in traceryPowell Cash Book 51/298
NChE18723James Powell & SonsIHC & cross quarriesPowell Cash Book 56/38
NChN18613James Powell & SonsQuarries, dove in traceryPowell Cash Book 52/197
NA118933Clayton & BellFaith; Charity; Hope - scenes below(see note)Stylistic attribution *
NA218933Clayton & BellLydia; Christ in Majesty; DorcasMisses Gosselin +1892Herts Mercury1.4.93; D/P 17/5/2 (Herts Rec. Office)
NAW+1944quatrefoilMaileF. BakerAgnus Dei & Lamb of God (from EW of Christ Church, Bengeo)Walter AcresFaculty DSA2/1/92/28
NoteMemorial to: Emma Trower+1888, Mary Gosselin+1892, Charlotte Gosselin+1892
   

Location of windows

The coding system is based on that used in Nineteenth Century Norfolk Stained Glass by Birkin Haward. All windows are numbered consecutively from east to west in any north or south facing wall and from the centre outwards in any east or west facing wall. Windows of 2 and 3 lancet lights are shown as 2 and 3 light.
A plan and key from the book by Birkin Haward is shown below.

Coding system plan

   

Dates

In the column headed date, the date (without a + sign) is the date the window was made. In that column and in the column headed Memorial a date prefixed by a + sign is the date of death commemorated in the window.

Firms / Designers

The booklet Stained Glass Marks & Monographs published by NADFAS, 8 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1DA provides details of makers’ signatures and marks and short biographical information on many designers and firms.

Main subjects

A reasonably comprehensive listing of subjects is provided, except in cases where there are many small scenes or many saints, particularly if the windows are high up. For reasons of space, the title ‘Saint’ has often been omitted, most commonly in 4 evangelist windows.

Persons and events commemorated

These are mainly recorded only as a cross-reference to documentation.