Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Mary the Virgin
Speldhurst, Kent (West)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19053Morris & CoBurne-JonesCrucifixionThe Builder 22 July 1905
SC1c18712Clayton & Bell3 Maries at SepulchreH.G. CholmondeleyBuildings of England
SC218752Morris & CoBurne-JonesCleansing of Naaman; BaptismSewter
SA118752Morris & CoBurne-JonesSt. Matthew; St. MarkSewter
SA218752Morris & CoBurne-JonesSt. Luke; St. JohnSewter
SA318742Morris & CoBVM; St. ElizabethSewter
SAW18782KempeSt. Michael; St. GabrielCorpus of Kempe Stained Glass
NC1c18712Clayton & Bell2 rows of Resurrection scenesBuildings of England
NChE18762Morris & Co3 rows of saintsSewter
NA118732Morris & CoSt. Gregory; St. AugustineSewter
NA218982Morris & CoQueen Bertha; King EthelbertSewter
NA318732Morris & CoSt. Ursula; St. NicholasSewter
NAW18732Morris & CoBurne-Jones3 rows of angels playing musical instrumentsSewter

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.