Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Christ Church
Chorleywood, Hertfordshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW18713Clayton & BellAgony; Crucifixion; ResurrectionThe Guardian 4.1.1871
SC118713Clayton & BellLast SupperThe Guardian 4.1.1871
SA118702Clayton & BellVirgin Mary; St. John EvangelistMrs PottCussans:History of Hertfordshire 1870-1881
SA2c18712Clayton & BellAbraham; SarahHopkinsCussans:History of Hertfordshire 1870-1881
SA318712Clayton & BellElkanah; HannahWilliam RobertsCussans:History of Hertfordshire 1870-1881
SA4+18722Clayton & BellZacharias; St. ElizabethJane KingCussans:History of Hertfordshire 1870-1881
WW3Clayton & BellSt. James; St. John; St. Peter (boarded up)Cussans:History of Hertfordshire 1870-1881
NC118712Clayton & BellSuffer little childrenThe Guardian 4.1.1871
NC218712Clayton & BellLaying on of handsThe Guardian 4.1.1871
NA118713Heaton, Butler & BayneNativityStylistic attribution
NA218713Heaton, Butler & BayneMoses & bullrushesStylistic attribution
NA318713Heaton, Butler & BayneAbraham & Isaac; Sacrifice of Isaac; Abraham's ass & servantStylistic attribution
NA418912Clayton & BellChrist gathering lambs; Christ blessing childrenRose SykesStylistic attribution

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



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.