Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Dunstan
Cranbrook, Kent (West)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19045James Powell & SonsSt. Dunstan; Bertha; Christ; Ethelbert; EdmundPowell Order Book 17/90
SC18604O'ConnorSt. Paul; Faith; Charity; St. JohnWebsterThe Builder 24 March 1860
SA1+18993Mayer3 Maries at SepulchreWilliam Neve & wifeCranbrook Almanac 1904
SA219023Kempe signedStephen; Augustine; AlbanKempe Commission Book
SA319023Kempe signedSt. Luke; St. Paul; St. JohnKempe Commission Book
SA419023Kempe signedIsaiah; David; JeremiahKempe Commission Book
SAW19064Paul WoodroffeKing David; BVM; St Cecilia; St MichaelChurch Guide
NC18614O'ConnorMatthew; Mark; Luke; JohnDate of death 1858Kentish Gazette 16.4.1861
NA118913Heaton, Butler & BayneAdam & Eve; Crucifixion; NativityJohn Thomas DrewettBuilding News 20 Feb. 1891
NA4+18723Clayton & Bell6 Acts of Mercy in 2 tiers (faded inscription)Jane CrampFaculty DCb/EF/8 of 1873 does not give designer
   

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.