Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary le Bow
City, Inner London
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW(N)19631John HaywardOur Lady cradling the church of St. Mary le BowBSMGP Directory 1972
EW(E)19631John HaywardChrist in MajestyBSMGP Directory 1972
EW(S)19631John Hayward signedSt. PaulBSMGP Directory 1972
WW(S)19641John Hayward signedSt Paul/St. Thomas a BecketBSMGP Directory 1972
WW(N)19641John HaywardSt PaulBSMGP Directory 1972
EW Cler1963roundelsJohn HaywardMoon;SunGroup with EW
EW top1963roundelJohn HaywardEye of GodGroup with EW
WW Cler S1964roundelJohn HaywardSymbols of mayoralityGroup with WW
WW Cler N1964roundelJohn HaywardCity Coat of ArmsGroup with WW
WW top1964roundelJohn HaywardCannot be seen (behind organ)Group with WW
   

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.