Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St Nicholas
Worth Matravers, Dorset
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EW19553Christopher Webb signedCrucifixionDorothy Ellen +1953Faculty D1 61/104/1
SC119551Christopher WebbMatthew;Mark symbolsEdgar EllenStylistic attribution
SC219551Christopher WebbArms of Canterbury DioceseEdgar EllenStylistic attribution
SN119601Christopher WebbGood ShepherdWalter & Ronald StrangeFaculty D1 61/109/56
SN219861Jane Gray signedCross, corn. Grape, landscapeJohn Strange +1983Faculty D1 61/137/24
Tower Door1John Houghton BonnorBVM with lily & angel wingsChurch Postcard
NC119551Christopher WebbLuke;John symbolsEdgar EllenStylistic attribution
NC219551Christopher WebbArms of Salisbury DioceseEdgar EllenStylistic attribution
NN119211James Powell & SonsAscensionRev James EdwardesPowell Order Book 23/94
NN219791Jane Gray signedChurch Elizabethan chaliceDiana StrangeFaculty D1 61/133/68

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.