Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at Bethlem Royal Hospital Chapel
West Wickham, Outer London (formerly Kent)
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
ApN19311Morris (Westminster) (see note) ?Faith
ApS19311Morris (Westminster) (see note) ?Hope
SN11930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of Lord Wakefield of HytheBSMGP Directory 1939
SN21930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of HM Queen MaryBSMGP Directory 1939
SN31930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of Sir Lionel Faudel-PhillipsBSMGP Directory 1939
WW1936CircularGeorge ParlbyBrightly coloured hops?Lowndes & Drury Invoices AAD/2008/1/49p120
NN11930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of Bethlem Royal HospitalBSMGP Directory 1939
NN21930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of Sir Edward Cooper BartBSMGP Directory 1939
NN31930-11Morris (Westminster)Arms of King Henry VIIIBSMGP Directory 1939
NoteLetter in Hospital archives from the architects, 29 May 1931, refers to Morris(Westminster)preparing chancel wins, but only nave wins listed in BSMGP Direc. 1939. Stylistically don't look like Morris(Westminster) at all.
   

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.