Church Stained Glass Windows
recorded by Robert Eberhard - updated January 2017
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Stained Glass Windows at St. Michael
Highclere, Hampshire
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WindowDateLightsFirm DesignerSubjectsMemorialSource
EWRoundelsOrnamental
SC218912James Powell & SonsMannSt. Cecilia & angels with instruments4th Earl of CarnarvonPowell Order Book 10/92
SAE18912KempeAngels playing musical instrumentsHenrietta 3rdCntess of Carnarvon+1876The Corpus of Kempe Stained Glass
SA119132Kempe & Co signedSt. Martin; St. George
WW18722HardmanJesus preaching; Jesus (illustrative of Psalm 68.18)Edward Herbert +1870Stylistic attribution; Berkshire Chronicle 6 Apr. 1872 for date
NC+18892Lavers& WestlakeCharge to PeterRev. Edward WatersStylistic attribution
NA1+18752Lavers& WestlakeMary pleads for Lazarus, Text: 'He that believeth in me shall never die'Evelyn Countess of CarnarvonStylistic attribution
NA22Lavers& WestlakeJesus & the centurionAlfred ByngStylistic attribution
   

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.